Rennie calls for urgent statement on currency chaos

Scottish Liberal Democrats have this morning called for an urgent ministerial statement from Alex Salmond following a series of new positions from his chief currency advisor on the monetary framework in an independent Scotland.

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SNP's terms offer no guarantee of NATO entry

Former Liberal Democrat leader and member of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, Sir Menzies Campbell, has said that there can be no guarantee that every other member of the NATO alliance would be willing to accept the terms the SNP would seek in the event of independence.

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Wallace pays tribute to Sam Galbraith

Commenting on news that former Scottish Government Minister Sam Galbraith has passed away, Lord Jim Wallace said:

“I am very saddened to learn of Sam Galbraith’s death.

 

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Lib Dems launch push to deliver stronger Scotland within the UK

Scottish Liberal Democrats will be making the case for a stronger Scotland within the United Kingdom from Shetland to the Borders as the referendum campaign enters its final month.

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Preaching to the choir shows FM is losing the argument

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP today said that time is running out for the First Minster to give Scots the answers they need over what independence would mean for them.

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New figures show thousands of older patients discharged in middle of the night

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has called for action after figures revealed thousands of older patients may have been discharged from hospital in the middle of the night.

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Swinney must explain currency talks exaggeration

Scottish Liberal Democrats leader Willie Rennie has called on Finance Secretary John Swinney to explain why he exaggerated in his claims that the Scottish Government had technical discussions with the Bank of England over its independence proposals for a formal currency union with the UK.

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Armed police review victory for local communities

Scottish Liberal Democrats have today applauded a decision by HM Inspectorate for Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) and the Scottish Police Authority to undertake a review and inquiry into Police Scotland’s policy on armed policing.

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SNP centralisation agenda out of touch with local people

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie has welcomed a significant contribution from the Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy to the debate on allocating powers effectively across Scotland.

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Salmond should be in no doubt over Carney's comments

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie MSP has called on Alex Salmond to publish his Plan B for currency after it emerged that the Bank of England does have contingency plans for any financial instability or uncertainty.

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