Cole-Hamilton leads debate to bust incontinence taboo

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today led a Scottish Parliament debate on tackling the taboo around incontinence. To highlight the issue, Mr Cole-Hamilton has teamed up with campaigner, physiotherapist and comedian Elaine Miller to bust the stigma around incontinence and call for a nationwide strategy to tackle the issue. 

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McArthur: New SPA Chair must rebuild trust

Responding to the appointment of Susan Deacon as the new chair of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA), Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said:

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Jardine wins assurances over treatment of women asylum seekers

Liberal Democrat Scotland spokesperson and Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine has won assurances from the UK Government that vulnerable women asylum-seekers will be treated with justice and dignity. 

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Cole-Hamilton: NHS targets must drive improvement

Commenting on the publication of the national review of targets and indicators in health and social care, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Rumbles: Veterans Debate is just lip service while cuts continue

Scottish Liberal Democrat North East MSP and former Army Major Mike Rumbles will use tomorrow’s debate on Armed Forces veterans to call attention to the collapse of Veterans First Point services under the SNP. 

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Scot Lib Dems: Unemployment figures are disappointing

Responding to the latest unemployment figures, Scottish Liberal Democrat economy spokesperson Carolyn Caddick said:

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Rennie: Government must set Minimum Unit Price before Christmas

Responding to the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss a legal challenge by the Scotch Whisky Association to minimum unit pricing, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Cole-Hamilton: Conservative Brexit chaos forcing GPs out

Responding to a British Medical Association (BMA) survey of doctors who had studied in Europe but who are now working in the Scottish NHS that shows 34% are thinking about leaving and 14% have made plans to go, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Scottish Liberal Democrats: Rent increases underpinned by housing crisis

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said SNP ministers should re-establish social renting as a long term option for people and introduce new Help to Renovate loans after it was revealed that rents continue to soar in parts of Scotland. 

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Jardine warns of Brexit threat to Scottish Universities

Speaking after today’s Scottish Affairs committee took evidence on immigration, Liberal Democrat Scotland spokesperson Christine Jardine MP said:

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