Cole-Hamilton: SNP must listen on fuel poverty

Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh West MSP has called for the SNP to listen to Parliament and refocus its efforts to tackle fuel poverty. 

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Rennie: Don’t accept a blank cheque Brexit

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP will this afternoon challenge all parties to not accept a “blank cheque Brexit” by joining his party’s calls for a referendum on the terms of the deal the UK Government negotiates.

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McArthur: Decommissioning opportunity must not drift away

Scottish Liberal Democrat energy spokesperson, Liam McArthur MSP has today called on the Scottish and UK Government to work together to ensure the emerging decommissioning industry prospers in Scotland.

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Rumbles: SNP Ministers must reveal alarming proposals for local services

Scottish Liberal Democrats Business Manager Mike Rumbles today said SNP ministers must reveal their plans to strip power from local authorities following reports that they are concealing controversial plans until after the local government elections next May.

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Scott: Science must be widely available in schools

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP warned today that unless STEM subjects are made more appealing, fewer pupils will take part in Scotland’s well-established reputation as a global centre of scientific excellence.

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Scott: HIE cannot be centralised through the back door

Shetland MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott today called on the SNP Government to come clean over their proposals to scrap the Board of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) after a government spokesperson confirmed this was being considered as part of the Skills Review.

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Rennie: Use special relationship for hope and tolerance

The Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats has urged the use of the special relationship to influence Donald Trump. Following the result of the US Presidential Elections Willie Rennie MSP said:

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Cole-Hamilton: SNP must bow to growing pressure to end physical punishment

Speaking in the chamber today, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton quizzed the SNP Government on whether it would allow its MSPs a free vote on ending the defence of “justifiable assault” and give children equal protection from violence.

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Rennie: FM must set out standards for judging ethical investment from China

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has today demanded that the Scottish Government lay out the essential standards for ethical investing in Scotland.

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Rennie: Theresa May must accept vote is needed on Article 50

Responding to the announcement from the First Minister that she will lodge a formal application to intervene in the UK Government’s appeal to the Supreme Court, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said:

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