Rumbles: Veterans Debate is just lip service while cuts continue

Scottish Liberal Democrat North East MSP and former Army Major Mike Rumbles will use tomorrow’s debate on Armed Forces veterans to call attention to the collapse of Veterans First Point services under the SNP. 

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Scot Lib Dems: Unemployment figures are disappointing

Responding to the latest unemployment figures, Scottish Liberal Democrat economy spokesperson Carolyn Caddick said:

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Rennie: Government must set Minimum Unit Price before Christmas

Responding to the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss a legal challenge by the Scotch Whisky Association to minimum unit pricing, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Cole-Hamilton: Conservative Brexit chaos forcing GPs out

Responding to a British Medical Association (BMA) survey of doctors who had studied in Europe but who are now working in the Scottish NHS that shows 34% are thinking about leaving and 14% have made plans to go, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Scottish Liberal Democrats: Rent increases underpinned by housing crisis

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said SNP ministers should re-establish social renting as a long term option for people and introduce new Help to Renovate loans after it was revealed that rents continue to soar in parts of Scotland. 

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Jardine warns of Brexit threat to Scottish Universities

Speaking after today’s Scottish Affairs committee took evidence on immigration, Liberal Democrat Scotland spokesperson Christine Jardine MP said:

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Cole-Hamilton: Devastating SNP failure to develop suicide strategy

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today described the SNP's failure to deliver a new suicide prevention strategy almost a year after the previous one expired as a "devastating dereliction of duty".

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Jardine: SNP need to take a decade off independence

Speaking as Parliament today (13th November) debates a petition on Scottish independence, Liberal Democrat Scottish spokesperson Christine Jardine MP said: 

"The SNP lost seats at both the Scottish election and the general election in June because the public are sick of their divisive independence drive.

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Rennie: Use progressive taxation for the common good

Responding to the new National Audit Office report on taxation (published 14th November), Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Cole-Hamilton: Boost education and support to beat diabetes epidemic

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today marked World Diabetes Day by warning that boosting education and support is essential to tackling the "epidemic" of diabetes as a new report suggests that it is an issue that touches 1 in 5 people. 

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