Police Scotland Brexit bill to rise to £20m

Commenting on SPA board papers which reveal that Police Scotland’s total spending in relation to Brexit is expected to reach £21.2 million this financial year, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said:

 

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Scottish Liberal Democrats are breaking new ground

Scottish Liberal Democrat general election campaign chair Alex Cole-Hamilton has today said that the Liberal Democrats want to use this election to break new ground, as he campaigned at a distillery in Edinburgh North and Leith, a seat that the Liberal Democrats have never won before.

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Rennie on Corbyn refusing to back remain

Speaking on the campaign trail in St Andrews today in response to Jeremy Corbyn’s admission that he won’t back remain, Scottish Liberal Democrat Leader Willie Rennie said:

“Jeremy Corbyn has now made sitting on the fence his official position. 

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Scottish Labour has formally caved on independence

Responding to Scottish Labour's statement in its manifesto that it could allow an independence referendum in the later years of a Labour government, Scottish Liberal Democrat Campaign Chair Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

"Scottish Labour has formally caved on independence. 

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Reject Johnson and Sturgeon, the terrible twins of division

Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson and Scottish Liberal Democrat Leader Willie Rennie have today used a campaign stop in Glasgow to declare that it is the election of Liberal Democrat MPs that will put the constitutional chaos of Boris Johnson and Nicola Sturgeon to bed.

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Cole-Hamilton demands complete transparency on child's death at QEUH

Responding to the statement from the Cabinet Secretary for Health, on the inquiry into infections at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Scottish Liberal Democrat spokesperson for health Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP commented:

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Lib Dem’s: Value immigration, stop Brexit

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today used a visit to Craigie Farm Edinburgh to extol the virtue of immigration to the UK economy and society. He will say Brexit is a threat to good immigration.

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Rennie: End fuel poverty by 2025

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today laid out his party's vision for a warmer, more eco-friendly Scotland as he set out ambitious plans to tackle the climate emergency by insulating all low-income homes by 2025.
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Wishart: Long- term strategies needed for STEM teaching

Commenting on the Scottish Parliament report on STEM in early years education, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Beatrice Wishart MSP commented:

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Stone makes pledge for PR

Jamie Stone, Liberal Democrat Candidate for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, has pledged to campaign for Proportional Representation and is supporting Make Votes Matter campaign for a fairer voting system.

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