Mike Rumbles reveals Scotland's most dangerous trunk roads

Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesman Mike Rumbles MSP today revealed the most dangerous trunk roads in Scotland as new figures showed that serious and fatal accidents on roads managed directly by the Scottish Government are higher now than in 2013. 

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Rumbles: Extra cycle provision on trains won, despite undelivered promises

Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP has welcomed confirmation today, in a parliamentary answer from the Scottish Government, that refurbished High Speed Trains due in Scotland next year will have twice as many cycle spaces for intermediate stations as previously planned. 

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Scott: League tables must not be assembled by the back door

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP has today called on the Education Secretary to confirm whether data on local schools' performance will be obtainable under freedom of information laws after John Swinney insisted that the government will only collect sufficient data to analyse national trends in education. 

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Scot Lib Dems: Planning Bill must ensure genuine local voice

Scottish Liberal Democrats have today called on the Scottish Government to ensure that the forthcoming Planning Bill gives local communities a "genuine voice" in planning decisions. 

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Rennie: SNP accepts tax rises

Commenting after this afternoon’s debate on taxation Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said:

“By abstaining in the parliamentary vote the SNP have accepted that taxes should rise. The job now is to decide exactly what that tax package should be.

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Stone: Pregnant women are being tragically failed

Scottish Liberal Democrat MP for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, Jamie Stone has today called on the Scottish Government to tackle their "tragic failure of care" after a new investigation highlighted the plight of pregnant women in the Highlands forced to travel hundreds of miles for medical care.

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McArthur calls for urgent statement over flammable cladding revelations

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP today called on ministers to make an urgent parliamentary statement following the revelations that combustible cladding has been found on some private high-rise properties in Glasgow.

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Scott: Schools need money and staff not structural tinkering

Responding to John Swinney's comments at the Scottish Learning Festival, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP said: 

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Rumbles: Scotland still faces human rights challenges

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles today used a Holyrood debate to call on the Scottish Government to tackle the inadequacy of mental health services and end the blanket ban on prisoner voting. 

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Cole-Hamilton: Physio target missed again

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today said long waits for physio will be affecting people’s quality of life after it was revealed a waiting time target was once again missed by a huge margin.

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