Information Commissioner delivers new blow to SNP super ID database plans

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has said that the SNP’s super ID database case has been dealt a devastating blow by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), as their submission to the Scottish Government’s consultation was revealed today.

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Chief Constable must listen to frontline officers on stop and search

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said the Chief Constable must to listen to frontline police officers after a critical independent report today revealed that the morale of police officers in Ayrshire was being damaged by constant pressure to conduct stop and searches.

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Rennie seeks to rally Holyrood support against worrying SNP super ID database plans

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrat Willie Rennie MSP has sought to rally support from MSPs against the SNP’s worrying plans to create a super ID database.

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Hume: SNP to blame for NHS bed blocking crisis

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that fault lies squarely at the SNP Government’s door for a crisis in Scotland’s hospitals which has resulted in thousands of beds being blocked by patients clinically able to leave hospital.

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McInnes demands explanation over NHS funding claims

Scottish Liberal Democrats have demanded an explanation from SNP ministers over claims on NHS funding after figures revealed that health boards across Scotland are still being short changed.

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SNP failing young people on mental health waiting times

Scottish Liberal Democrats have warned that the Scottish Government is failing children and young people with mental health problems as figures published today showed health boards failed to meet an old target in access to crucial Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).

 

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Retained firefighters stretched to breaking point

Scottish Liberal Democrats have warned the system of retained firefighters risks being stretched to breaking point as new figures revealed the loss of hundreds of staff during the first year of the new national service.

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Hume calls for answers on secret Prestwick airport costs

Scottish Liberal Democrat South of Scotland MSP Jim Hume has called on the Scottish Government to explain why the costs of its investment in Prestwick Airport soared from £15m to nearly £40m.

 

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Purvis expects Lords to back votes at 16

Scottish Liberal Democrat peer Jeremy Purvis said the findings of the House of Lord's Constitution Committee that moving ahead with reform in one part of the UK may herald a desire for wider reform is a good reason to progress with the legislation, not to delay it.

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Lib Dems urge people to have their say on SNP super ID database plans

Leading Liberal Democrats have urged people to shout loudly in their opposition to the SNP’s plans to expand access to their super ID database.

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