SNP showing breathtaking indifference to database privacy fears

Leader of the Scottish Lib Dems Willie Rennie MSP has accused the SNP of treating concerns over the creation of a new super ID database with “breathtaking indifference”.

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Case for legal framework for stop and search stronger than ever

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that their case for all stop and searches to be put on a legal footing is “stronger than ever” following an admission by the Chief Constable that under the current system police officers could still conduct consensual stop and searches of children.

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Parliament owed an honest explanation on stop and search

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Alison McInnes MSP has warned that that a revealing exchange of emails between officials at Police Scotland and the Scottish Information Commissioner risks seriously undermining public confidence in Scotland’s national force.

 

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SNP out of excuses on A&E failures

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that a Scottish Government U-turn over the weekly publication of A&E waiting times shows the SNP is out of excuses and out of touch.

 

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McInnes seeking SNP support for stop and search reforms

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Alison McInnes MSP has formally sought support from the Scottish Government for her party’s moves to end the discredited practice of consensual stop and search.

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Opencast communities feel cost of SNP mining failures

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife Willie Rennie has called for the Scottish Government to contribute towards the clear up efforts of failed opencast coal sites instead of recklessly promoting the exploitation of new sites.

 

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Rise in self-harm shows need for new approach

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume has called for a new approach to treating mental ill health as figures published today revealed the number of children admitted to hospital for self-harm has doubled in some parts of Scotland.

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SNP attempts to outflank Labour only threatens devastating return to see saw economics

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie, is to warn that the SNP policy to borrow billions of pounds extra to fund day to day services risks the reintroduction of violent see saw economics that had devastating impacts in the 70s, 80s and 90s.

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Rennie calls for publication of stop and search correspondence

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie today called for the publication of correspondence between Police Scotland Chief Constable Sir Stephen House and the Scottish Information Commissioner's office on stop and search data.

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Willie Rennie calls for independent audit into inaccurate stop and search data

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has called for an independent audit of police stop and search figures after an emergency SPA meeting revealed major discrepancies in the recording of data. 

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