Wishart sets sights on tackling "discriminatory" delivery charges

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Shetland Beatrice Wishart has today set her sights on tackling what she describes as "discriminatory" delivery charges imposed on people across Shetland.

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Carmichael questions “absurd” SNP claims over ferry funding

Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael has today launched a stinging attack on the SNP questioning their “absurd” claims that only an SNP MSP can deliver fair ferry funding for the constituency and highlighting the victories that Tavish Scott achieved as both a minister and as an opposition MSP.

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Wishart challenges SNP over air traffic control strikes

Campaigning in Sumburgh, Beatrice Wishart has today called on the First Minister to take responsibility for a series of Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) policies which have negatively impacted on Shetland residents.

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Minister must apologise for Scott slur

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today called for a Scottish Government minister to apologise to former Shetland MSP Tavish Scott.

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Rennie and Wishart visit nursery threatened by cack-handed SNP childcare rollout

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today warned that nurseries are at risk of closure as a result of the SNP Government’s bungled roll out of their commitment to deliver 1,140 hours of childcare.

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Alistair Carmichael urges swift inquiry into Sumburgh air crash

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has urged that investigators into the 2013 helicopter crash near Sumburgh move quickly to complete their inquiry. The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, has recently confirmed that the inquiry is still in the preliminary preparations, and will not commence before the six-year anniversary of the tragedy on 23 August.
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McArthur: New report highlights pressure cooker prisons

Commenting on the HMIPS annual report 2018-19 which warns of severe capacity issues in Scotland's prisons, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said:

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Wishart unveils plan to put Shetland at the front of the queue for tackling fuel poverty.

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Shetland Beatrice Wishart has today unveiled her plan for tackling fuel poverty in Shetland.

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"Wishart will be a force for good" says Rennie on harbour boat visit

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today said that Beatrice Wishart will be a force for good in Holyrood if she is elected next Thursday.

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Rennie: SNP should stop trashing Tavish Scott’s legacy

SNP Ministers should stop trashing Tavish Scott’s reputation, according to the Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats. During visits to Shetland, SNP chiefs have chosen to criticise the former MSP who served the constituency over twenty years winning major concessions for the area.

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