Collapse in value of Government's BiFab stake

Responding to the decision by Audit Scotland to value the Scottish Government’s equity stake in BiFab at only £6m as opposed to the original £19m Willie Rennie said:

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Wishart reveals 600 day waits for mental health treatment in Shetland

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Shetland Beatrice Wishart today revealed that Shetlanders are waiting more than 600 days for mental health treatment on the SNP’s watch, describing the waits as “devastating”.

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Rennie challenges SNP candidate over parliamentary votes on independence

Scottish Liberal Democrats are turning up the heat on the SNP in the Shetland by-election with only ten days until polling day.

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Rennie reveals childcare expansion missing forecasts by up to 20%

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie today warned the Scottish Government is set to “leave families in the lurch” after a buried report showed the Scottish Government’s early learning expansion is 5,135 childcare places and 416 staff behind schedule.

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Nationalised shipyard needs new leadership

Commenting on the nationalisation of the Ferguson shipyard, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Lord Advocate pressed over lack of criminal prosecution following Allan Marshall FAI

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP has written to the Lord Advocate about the findings of the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) describing the brutal death of Allan Marshall, an inmate of HMP Edinburgh in 2015.

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Rennie: I feel sorry for Scottish Labour over Corbyn comments

Responding to comments from Jeremy Corbyn confirming that the Labour party is no longer opposed to a second Scottish independence referendum, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Rumbles: Fare rises hit passengers despite delays and cancellations

Commenting on new figures which show that Scottish rail users are set to pay hundreds of pounds more for annual season tickets, Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP said:

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“Lax and irresponsible” adverts still directing parents to deserted Sick Kids site

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today criticised the “lax and irresponsible” mismanagement of the Sick Kids crisis, after revealing that more than a month after the hospital move was cancelled buses in Edinburgh are continuing to display adverts that direct parents to the deserted hospital.

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Wishart sets out agriculture priorities at Cunningsburgh Show

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Shetland Beatrice Wishart today attended the Cunningsburgh Show and used the opportunity to talk to crofters and farmers and set out her priorities for Shetland’s agriculture.

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