Rennie: Wave of support shows Lib Dems are natural home for Remain voters

On a campaign visit to Water Ski & Wakeboard Scotland in Dunfermline, which saw him take to the water to illustrate the “wave of support” buoying Liberal Democrat candidates up and down the country, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has said voting for a Liberal Democrat candidate on Thursday is a vote to make the chaos of Brexit stop.

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McArthur: Police document burning worthy of investigation by outside force

Following the news that another police force will conduct a review after Police Scotland found there was “wholly unsatisfactory and unprofessional” conduct within the former Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP commented:

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Rennie: Labour voters should lend us a vote to stop Farage and send a message on Brexit

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today called for Labour voters to “lend us a vote to stop Farage and send a message on Brexit” as a new European election poll showed the Liberal Democrats overtaking Labour and closing the gap to the Brexit party.

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McArthur reveals Barlinnie at 147% capacity

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP has obtained new figures showing Barlinnie prison is now almost 500 people over capacity.

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SNP will twist every vote as support for independence

Commenting on the SNP's European election campaign launch, Scottish Liberal Democrat campaign chair Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Cable: Remain voters should unite behind Lib Dems to stop Brexit

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has today used a campaign stop in Edinburgh to call for remain voters to unite behind the Liberal Democrats to stop Brexit.

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Scotrail see 73% increase to over £1m in compensation for delayed journeys

In answer to a question lodged by Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP, the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Transport has admitted that Scotrail was forced to pay delayed passengers £1,119,818 in compensation, in 2018/19, up 72.8% from £647,670 in 2017/18.

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Cole-Hamilton: Ministers must be straight with patients about treatment time law

Speaking after the Scottish Parliament debated a Scottish Liberal Democrat motion calling for every patient for whom the 12-week it is missed to be sent a letter by the Health Secretary apologising for the Scottish Government’s failure to abide by its own law, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Change UK’s lead candidate in Scotland endorses Lib Dems as party of remain

Lead Change UK candidate for Scotland, Cllr David Macdonald, said: 

“It has been an honour to be the lead candidate for Change UK for election to the European Parliament for the Scotland electoral region. This new party is genuinely a force for good in British politics and all of their supporters, candidates and elected members have played an integral part in trying to reshape the way in which politics is done in this country for the better. For my involvement within that movement I will be forever grateful. 

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Lib Dems bid to make Health Secretary apologise to patients after treatment time law breaches

Today Scottish Liberal Democrats will lead a debate on the Scottish Government’s legally-binding Treatment Time Guarantee as they ask Parliament to back proposals for every patient for whom the 12-week it is missed to be sent a letter by the Health Secretary apologising for the Scottish Government’s failure to abide by its own law.

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