Nationalists can't have it both ways on welfare

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie MSP today hit out at claims made by the Radical Independence Movement that that a yes vote would guarantee a radical new welfare system.
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Why should Scots believe SNP armchair generals?

Former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Menzies Campbell MP today branded SNP Ministers as armchair generals after the former deputy commander of NATO forces in Europe described the defence proposals contained in the independence White Paper as amateurish and dangerous.

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SNP childcare plans falling apart

Claims made by nationalist leader Alex Salmond have caused SNP promises to transform free childcare to fall apart barely hours after they were made.

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Islanders will be wary of nationalists bearing gifts

Scottish Liberal Democrat Shetland MSP Tavish Scott has said that Nicola Sturgeon's independence promises to Shetland show that the nationalists do not understand local calls for more power.

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Debt default would trash Scotland's reputation

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will tell an audience in Edinburgh this evening that Scotland's global reputation would be trashed if the nationalists follow through on their threat of defaulting on Scotland's share of the UK debt.

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Business case for independence has not been made

Scottish Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Highlands Danny Alexander has said that a powerful intervention into the independence debate from a group of 130 employers demonstrates the lack of a credible economic case for the nationalists independence plans.

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Hume slams SNP A&E waiting times record

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has again slammed the SNP’s performance on A+E waiting times after official figures published today revealed that the Scottish Government has again failed to meet its key target.

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Worsening mental health waits require action

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has urged the SNP to redouble their efforts to meet a flagship NHS mental health target due for delivery this December amid concerns that enough progress isn’t being made.

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SNP pension promises hanging by a thread

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has warned that Alex Salmond’s pension promises for his independence plans are hanging by a thread after his former policy head said that the state “cannot afford” to keep paying pensions.

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First Minister challenged to set out currency transition

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has challenged First Minister Alex Salmond to spell out his transition argument for his independence currency plans.

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