Rennie: One more push for a People’s Vote

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today called for “one more push to deliver a People’s Vote” as he addressed parliamentarians, councillors, campaigners and activists at a gathering in Milngavie. Mr Rennie also highlighted how a campaign supported by the Liberal Democrats from its inception has grown and grown and said that there was now palpable concern among the extremist wing of the Conservative party that Brexit can be stopped.

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McArthur: Scottish Tories now isolated and alone on prisons

Speaking in response to the announcement from UK Conservative minister Rory Stewart that he is considering replacing short prison sentences with more effective community sentences, the justice spokesperson for the Scottish Liberal Democrats Liam McArthur MSP said:

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Cross-party group publishes legislation for People's Vote

A cross-party group of MPs has today (January 14th) published legislation to bring about a ‘People’s Vote’ referendum on the Government’s Brexit deal in 2019.

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Willie Rennie responds to "feeble" Scotland Office call on Brexit deal

In response to an press statement from the Secretary of State for Scotland in support of Theresa May's Brexit deal, the leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie MSP said:

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12 hour A&E waits increase fivefold in first week of January

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today said that the Scottish Government needs to give NHS staff a break after new figures reveal a “ridiculous” fivefold increase in the number of patients waiting over 12 hours for treatment in A&E.

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Rennie comments on plans for parliamentary inquiry

Commenting on today’s Parliamentary Bureau meeting and discussions over a parliamentary inquiry, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Scot Lib Dems unveil Craig Harrow as candidate for Ross, Skye and Lochaber.

Willie Rennie has today unveiled Craig Harrow as the Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Ross, Skye and Lochaber as the pair launched the party’s campaign to take back former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy’s seat from the SNP’s parliamentary leader Iain Blackford, alongside party activists.

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Lib Dems condemn Richard Leonard’s Brexit leadership crisis

Commenting on Richard Leonard’s car-crash Good Morning Scotland interview in which he refused to say what Labour’s Brexit policy would be in the event of an election, Scottish Liberal Democrat campaign chair Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

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First national teaching strikes since Thatcher on the cards unless SNP act

Responding to the news that the executive of the EIS teaching union have agreed to recommend a statutory strike ballot, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP said:

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McArthur reveals two thirds of prisons at or exceeding capacity

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP has today warned that “people are being packed into prisons like sardines” after a parliamentary question revealed that the occupancy rate of nine prisons was 100% or higher last month.

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