Clegg backs cross-party commitment on more powers

Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg has backed a cross-party commitment to deliver more powers to Scotland in the event of a No vote in the independence referendum in September.

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Police statistics only tell part of the story

Scottish Liberal Democrats have warned that police officer statistics published today only tell a small part of the story on policing in communities.

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Justice Secretary must back review of armed policing

Scottish Liberal Democrats have urged Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill to back their calls to the Scottish Police Authority for a full and formal review of Police Scotland’s controversial policy on armed policing.

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Salmond in last chance saloon over open debate promise

Scottish Liberal Democrats have accused the nationalist government of using freedom of information laws as a barrier in the referendum debate.

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Conference on the new Scotland will help heal referendum divisions

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will this evening say that the Conference on the New Scotland will aim to bring the country together if Scotland votes No in September.

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Obesity figures illustrate health challenge clearly

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that figures on childhood obesity published today serve as a timely reminder of the challenges facing the nation’s health.

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Charles Kennedy: Why our destiny must lie in the direction of the F-word

Charles Kennedy writes on a federal future with a stronger Scotland within the UK. This article originally appeared in the Herald newspaper:

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Campbell and Brett to launch North East Fife youth jobs challenge

Sir Menzies Campbell MP and local Fife councillor Tim Brett today urged businesses in North East Fife to get behind efforts to provide 100 local young people with the chance to gain work experience through apprenticeships or training opportunities.

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Debt increase shows need for student support

Scottish Liberal Democrats have called on the Scottish Government to make sure support is available for students after it emerged student debt is rising far more sharply in Scotland than the rest of the UK.

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Eid message from Willie Rennie MSP

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has offered all of those celebrating the end of Ramadan best wishes for Eid-al-Fitr.

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