Hundreds more children in temporary accommodation

After official homelessness statistics today showed a 4% increase in the number of children in temporary accommodation year-on-year, Scottish Liberal Democrat Housing Spokesperson Caron Lindsay commented:

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Farm income falls by £57 million in 2018

Farm income in Scotland has fallen from £729 million in 2017 to £672 million last year, according to National Statistics published today. A decline in productivity and rising costs in labour and feed have been cited as contributing factors. 

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Travel insurance not guaranteed with no deal Brexit

Five out of seven leading travel agents are unable to provide insurance cover guarantees in the event of a no-deal Brexit, a mystery shopper exercise has uncovered.

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EU citizens in Scotland face 500 mile round trip to register for settled status

Liberal Democrat MP Jamie Stone has slammed the Conservative Government for their “hapless treatment” of EU citizens after the Home Office released guidance today on the new EU Settlement Scheme.

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Lib Dems write to Lord Advocate over indyref2 legal advice

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles has today written to the Lord Advocate to ask what his position is on the competency of the Scottish Government to authorise another referendum without another Section 30 order.

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Rennie: No majority for budget in its current form

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today said that Scottish Liberal Democrats will not be voting for the draft budget in its current form, ahead of the stage one debate in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday.

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Cole-Hamilton calls for hospital bosses to face health committee

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today called for health bosses and Scottish Government officials to give evidence to the Scottish Parliament health committee over failings at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

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Scottish business optimism lowest since recording began

Commenting on new research from the FSB which shows that Scottish business optimism has fallen to the lowest level since recording began in 2010, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Cole-Hamilton demands comprehensive hospital review

Responding to the Health Secretary laying out details of the review into the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Rennie: SNP one-track mind preventing budget deal

The SNP have a one-track mind which is could lead to their budget collapsing on Thursday. That is the view of the Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie who wants the SNP to park the issue of independence so that a budget deal can be done.

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