Scott: Tens of thousands of pupils in super-size classes

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP today said the Scottish Government must do more to restore the status and strength of teaching after new statistics showed 43,193 primary school pupils being taught in “super-size classes” – 12,000 more than in 2012.

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Rennie responds to Richard Leonard's speech

Responding to Richard Leonard's speech to the Scottish Labour conference, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Rennie responds to Blackford’s independence comments

Responding to Ian Blackford’s comments to Sunday Politics Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Jardine reveals “embarrassing” gender balance of the Privy Council

Liberal Democrat MP Christine Jardine has used International Women’s Day to call on the Government to end the gender imbalance in institutions like the Privy Council.

The Edinburgh West MP – who already has a Bill before the commons calling for the House of Lords' name to be changed – this weekend highlighted that there are five times as many male privy councillors as female ones.

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Rennie responds to Corbyn’s Scottish conference speech

Responding to Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Scottish Labour conference, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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Scot Lib Dems respond to Lesley Laird speech

Responding to this afternoon’s speech from Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party Lesley Laird in which she refused to rule out voting for a Brexit withdrawal agreement, Scottish Liberal Democrat constitutional relations spokesperson Wendy Chamberlain said:

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Latest performance figures show virtually no improvement for ScotRail

1 in 8 ScotRail trains are still not arriving on time, according to PPM (Public Performance Measure) figures published for February, today.

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Patients deserve better than dust and grime at super hospital

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today warned that the Health Secretary must oversee a drastic improvement in governance and conditions at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital after an inspection by Healthcare Improvement Scotland highlighted a series of serious safety and cleanliness issues.

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Scott: Government must give “real and lasting attention” to teachers concerns

Following the news that a fresh pay offer has been made to teachers, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP commented:

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Swinson: Employers must be held to account over gender pay gap

Responding to a new YouGov survey for Young Women's Trust that 30% of employers have not tried to reduce their gender pay gap, Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader Jo Swinson said: 

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