Rennie: People’s vote is the way to make Brexit chaos stop

Speaking after the House of Commons rejected the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal for the third time by a significant margin, Scottish Liberal Democrat Leader Willie Rennie said:

“The Prime Minister has completely and utterly failed to resolve the Brexit divisions plaguing parliament and dividing the country.

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Scotland must build on renewable electricity success

Responding to new figures showing renewable electricity generation reaching a new record high, Scottish Liberal Democrat energy spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said

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Jardine: Where’s Our Disability Minister?

Edinburgh West MP, Christine Jardine, has today slammed the Government for its failure to appoint a new Disabilities Minister until Brexit has been dealt with.

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Chief Medical Officer warns of shortages in event of no deal Brexit

Commenting on a new letter from the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, giving advice to health professionals on preparations for a no deal Brexit which warns of medicine shortages and the need to provide alternative treatments, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Almost 1 in 4 children living in poverty

Scottish Liberal Democrats have today urged the SNP Government to make a transformational investment in education and mental health after new statistics showed poverty on the rise.

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Rennie responds to May’s departure announcement

Responding to Theresa May’s announcement to Tory MPs that she will stand down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and comments from the First Minister suggesting the case for independence will be boosted by a Brexiteer PM, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Rennie on Article 50 vote

Speaking after the Scottish Parliament voted to revoke Article 50, Scottish Liberal Democrat Leader Willie Rennie said:

"There is a way to make this torture stop. We can break out of this stalemate by letting the people decide.

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Cole-Hamilton calls for clarity on hospital mould sources

Responding to the Health Secretary’s statement on the infections at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson and Edinburgh Western MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

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Police facing multi-million pound budget blackhole

Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s SPA board meeting, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur has today warned that Police Scotland’s draft budget shows an organisation battling against the twin threats of Brexit and budget pressures.

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Rumbles: ScotRail in denial about poor performance and customer dissatisfaction

Following a question and answer session with ScotRail officials, including Managing Director Alex Hynes, Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSPs has suggested that the rail operator is in denial about residing over the worst performance levels since the current franchise began.

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