Scott responds to Student Support Review

Commenting in response to the publication of the report from the independent review into student support, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP said: 

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McArthur: Desperate need for effective Police Scotland accountability

Commenting in response to the report today showing members of the SPA board have hit out at the Scottish Government’s meddling, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said:

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Scot Lib Dems reveal prisoner escapes, incorrect releases and detention errors

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP today said public protection must be the prison service's top priority after the number of escapes, incorrectly released prisoners and incorrectly detained prisoners was revealed.

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Rennie: "Extreme" cuts to local services on the horizon

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has warned that councils face having to make "extreme" cuts to services as a new report from the Accounts Commission shows that councils are showing "increasing signs of financial stress". 

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Jardine calls for Edinburgh flight path solution

Christine Jardine MP has called for all involved to work together to resolve the problems over Edinburgh Airport’s new flight path.

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Rennie: Brexit is bad for fun

Responding to the news that Dundee’s bid to be the European Capital of Culture in 2023 has been scuppered due to Brexit, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said: 

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Jardine warns that Budget fails to invest in Scotland

Liberal Democrat Scotland Spokesperson Christine Jardine MP has today warned that the Conservatives have dug themselves a deep hole as the Chancellor reveals that economic forecasts are plummeting.

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McArthur: VAT position completely avoidable

Responding to the Chancellor's announcement in his budget this afternoon that police and fire services will not be charged VAT in future, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said: 

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Rennie responds to budget

Responding to the Chancellor's budget this afternoon, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said: 

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McArthur: Arming all police would be "totally disproportionate"

Responding to the results of a Scottish Police Federation Survey of its members on safety and protective equipment, which showed support for officers accessing handguns, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said:

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