Scot Lib Dems criticise Scottish Government efforts to cut Electoral Commission out of the loop.

Commenting on the report of the Scottish Parliament’s finance and constitution committee which says that the government “must come to an agreement” with the independent Electoral Commission on testing the question for any future referendum, Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles said:

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Underspend shows Pupil Premium must be made permanent

Commenting on the news that 22% (£38 million) of Pupil Equity Funding (PEF) was not spent in 2018/19, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Beatrice Wishart MSP commented:

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Rennie: This election we can stop Brexit and build a brighter future

Speaking to activists in Edinburgh on the day after the general election was announced, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Rumbles persuades committee not to pass Brexit legislation

Scottish Liberal Democrat spokesperson on the rural economy Mike Rumbles has refused to support Brexit legislation on transport that must be passed by the Scottish Parliament as a consequence of the UK Government’s EU Withdrawal Act.   

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Rennie: Lib Dems can stop Brexit and build a brighter future.

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will this evening address a gathering of activists in Lower Largo in which he will lay out the party’s vision for Scotland ahead of a forthcoming general election.

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Stop Brexit. Build a brighter future.

Today, Jo Swinson's Liberal Democrats are launching their slogan for the General Election campaign: Stop Brexit. Build a brighter future, alongside a campaign poster launch.

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New study shows Johnson deal risks £70bn economic hit

Commenting on a new study from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research which suggests that Boris Johnson's Brexit deal will leave the UK £70bn worse off than if it had remained in the EU, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Cole-Hamilton: Time to stop sugarcoating obesity emergency

Responding to new figures published by the Scottish Government which show that around 65% - 2,940,000 - of those aged 16 or over in the country were overweight in 2018, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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Cole-Hamilton responds to rise in cancer deaths

Responding to the news that cancer deaths in Scotland increased from 16,105 in 2017 to 16,153 in 2018, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

“The Scottish Government’s record on cancer waits has been scandalous. Far too many patients who receive the devastating diagnosis endure long and anxious waits for treatment. That’s bad for people’s mental health and for their chances of recovery.

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Lib Dems criticise Ruth Davidson’s second job as a corporate lobbyist

Commenting on Ruth Davidson taking on a second job as a corporate lobbyist, Mike Rumbles MSP said:

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