There is no version of Brexit that works for NI

Commenting on Boris Johnson's visit to Northern Ireland, in which he failed to address any media, Liberal Democrat Northern Ireland spokesperson Alistair Carmichael said:

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Rennie: Wishart will be a strong voice for the islands

Scottish Liberal Democrat Leader Willie Rennie is in Shetland this week campaigning alongside Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Shetland Beatrice Wishart in the upcoming by-election.

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Swinson & Rennie respond to Boris Johnson's visit

Commenting on Boris Johnson's visit to Glasgow today, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson warned against the divisions proffered by the new PM and SNP Leader Nicola Sturgeon.

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McArthur: Crisis in Scotland’s prisons demands Parliament’s attention

Commenting on the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee issuing a call for evidence on prison and alternatives to custody spending, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said:

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Four years on still no M9 crash FAI

Four years on from the M9 motorway crash in which John Yuill and Lamara Bell tragically died, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has warned that the current Fatal Accident Inquiry process urgently needs to be fixed and called for a full independent review of the FAI system.

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Cole-Hamilton: Years of real terms cuts to drug and alcohol support

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton has today warned SNP claims to be tackling soaring drug deaths fly in the face of years of real terms cuts to drug and alcohol partnerships as a freedom of information request published by the government revealed £47 million in real terms cuts between 2014/15 and 2018/19.

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Lib Dems expose two years of missed A&E targets

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has blasted the Scottish Government for failing to meet its A&E performance target for two years as he revealed that since the target was last met, more than a quarter of a million people have waited too long for treatment.

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Conservative councillor defects to Scot Lib Dems

Scottish Conservative councillor Mark McGeever has today announced his decision to defect to the Scottish Liberal Democrats.

Mr McGeever has been councillor for Hamilton West & Earnock since May 2017 as well as the Scottish Conservative general election candidate for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow in 2017.

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Jo Swinson calls on Corbyn to move no confidence vote in Boris Johnson

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson MP has tabled a motion calling for a vote of no confidence in the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. She has also written to Jeremy Corbyn urging him to move an official motion of no confidence in Boris Johnson.

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Scottish prisons so overcrowded that rehab measures are suspended

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur has today warned that Scottish Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf “cannot just throw up his hands and pass the buck” after the Scottish Prison Service announced that all of its Throughcare Support Officers were being reassigned into general prison officer roles to deal with overcrowding in Scotland’s prisons.

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