We can’t talk about obesity without talking about activity


In developing its new Healthy Weight Strategy, the Scottish Government is right to try and tip the scales in the direction of a healthier diet. Restricting junk food promotions, strengthening labelling and expanding the available nutritional information will make the nutritional landscape clearer have the potential to change the “food environment”, but I also want to see exercise included in the solution.

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"All pro-Europeans must step up" - Willie Rennie's speech to the David Hume Institute

This series of lectures is called “Scotland after Brexit”.

I’m not going to speak about that.

I’m not going to accept the premise.

If I started talking about life after Brexit people might think that even I think it is unstoppable, inevitable, irreversible.

So that is not what I will address this evening.

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Lib Dems secure fair funding for Northern Isles ferries

Tavish Scott and Liam McArthur win lifeline ferry funding in the Budget. 

Northern Isles MSPs Tavish Scott and Liam McArthur have today won vital funding for internal ferry services in Orkney and Shetland in exchange for voting for the Scottish Government’s budget at Stage 1. Here they explain what this funding means for their island communities:

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