Rennie: Budget is missed opportunity

Responding to the Scottish Government draft budget, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Rumbles: Ministers must knock heads over RBS

Speaking after a members’ debate in the Scottish Parliament on the closure of 62 RBS branches across Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrat rural affairs spokesperson and North East MSP Mike Rumbles said: 

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Jardine: Scots Tories putting party before their constituents

Scots Tory MPs are putting pleasing Theresa May before the wishes and the best interests of their own constituents says Lib Dem Scotland affairs spokesperson Christine Jardine.

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Scot Lib Dems call for investment to tackle erratic economy

Speaking in response to the latest employment statistics, the economy spokesperson for the Scottish Liberal Democrats Councillor Carolyn Caddick said: 

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Scott: SNP class size commitments "in tatters"

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP today said the SNP's class size commitments are "in tatters" after new statistics showed that they remain at their highest rate since the SNP took office. 

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Record numbers of obese or overweight children

Commenting on new statistics showing that the number of Primary 1 children at risk of being overweight or obese has reached a new high, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Cole-Hamilton comments on worst A&E waiting times since New Year

Commenting on the new A&E waiting times statistics published today, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Rumbles: Public must be told what work is in the pipeline

North East MSP Mike Rumbles has today pressed the Scottish Government to offer assurances to residents and workers affected by the closure of the Forties pipeline in Aberdeenshire. 

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Jardine calls for action on RBS closures.

Christine Jardine, Lib Dem Scottish Affairs Spokesperson and MP for Edinburgh West, has called on the Royal Bank of Scotland to rethink its decision to slash its front line branch services.

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New cancer action plans required after 5 years of missed targets

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today called for health board to publish new action plans for eliminating long waits for cancer treatment after another quarter in which the 62 day target was missed.

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