McInnes calls on government to assist Peterhead firm hit by blaze

Alison McInnes, Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP for North East Scotland, today urged Scottish Ministers to provide support to Northbay Pelagic following the fire at its fish processing plant in Peterhead on Saturday

 

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SNP failure to transfer powers to communities will be breach of Smith Agreement

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie MSP, will today urge First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to abandon the principle that Holyrood knows best and instead open a "twinned track" approach to decentralisation across Scotland.

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Lib Dems hail transfer of powers to allow votes at 16

Scottish Liberal Democrats have hailed the transfer of power allowing 16 and 17 years old to vote in future Scottish Parliament elections today by the UK Government.

 

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Rennie joins calls for Chilcot report to be published before election

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie MSP, has joined calls for the Chilcot report to be published before the election.

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Alexander welcomes EU approval for fuel tax cut scheme

Scottish Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Highland MP Danny Alexander has welcomed the announcement that the EU Commission has approved the extension of a fuel discount scheme that will cut the price of petrol for people in many parts of the Highlands by up to 5p per litre.

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Urgent work needed to boost mental health safeguards

Scottish Liberal Democrats today kept pressure on the Scottish Government to improve struggling mental health services.

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First Minister must rebuke SNP MSP over attack on councils

Scottish Liberal Democrat councillors have called on First Minster Nicola Sturgeon to rebuke Alex Salmond’s closest aide for an intemperate article which ran down local councils.

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Willie Rennie speech to the David Hume Institute

In a speech to the David Hume Institute on 13 January 2014, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie argued that only the Liberal Democrats can build a stronger economy and a fairer society, giving opportunity to everyone:

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McArthur calls for wave energy debate

Orkney MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat Energy spokesman, Liam McArthur has called on SNP Ministers to allow the Scottish Parliament an opportunity to debate the future of wave energy. 

 

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Temporary accommodation not the solution to homelessness problems

Scottish Liberal Democrats have warned that the use of temporary accommodation mustn’t become a leaning post in efforts to meet the Scottish Government’s homelessness targets.

 

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