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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Jardine: SNP Have Failed WASPI Women

Edinburgh West MP, Christine Jardine, has today blasted the SNP run Scottish Government over its failure to use devolved powers to alleviate difficulties experienced by women affected by changes to the state pension age.

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Caledonian Sleeper staff vote to strike

Commenting on reports that Caledonian Sleeper staff have voted for strike action over working conditions, Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP said:

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Rennie: Boris Johnson offering a hard line route to a No Deal Brexit

Responding to Boris Johnson being appointed as Prime Minister, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Britain deserves better than Boris Johnson

Responding to the announcement that Boris Johnson has won the Conservative leadership race, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Rennie responds to Jo Swinson’s appointment

Commenting on the election of Jo Swinson as Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Scottish Liberal Democrat Leader Willie Rennie said:

“Jo Swinson is the fresh, positive new leader who will take the Liberal Democrats to greater heights by reaching out to new groups of voters and building on the success of recent elections.

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Milestone victory against proroguing parliament

Commenting on today's vote to prevent a Conservative Prime Minister proroguing parliament, Liberal Democrat Scottish Affairs spokesperson Jamie Stone MP said:

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SNP face tough decisions over vast budget blackhole

Commenting on new figures from HMRC and the Scottish Fiscal Commission showing that the Scottish Government face a budget blackhole of more than £200m as a result of lower than expected tax revenues, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Cole-Hamilton brands further delays to Sick Kids a “shambles”

Responding to the announcement today that the opening of Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Children and Young People could face prolonged delays, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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