Top 5 Reasons to Vote Scottish Lib Dem

By Ryan Cairns, Apr 14, 2021 10:04

Here are 5 positive reasons to back Willie Rennie’s Liberal Democrats to Put Recovery First for Scotland:

1. 👩🏻‍🏫 Help Education Bounce Back 

After the year we've had an all our children have missed out on, Liberal Democrats will make Scottish Education the best again. 

Liberal Democrats will:  

  • Increase pupil-support assistants  and raise literacy and numeracy standards. 
  • Guarantee a job for all qualified teachers to cut class sizes.
  • Invest in residential and outdoor learning.

2. 👩🏼‍⚕️ Take Action on the Mental Health Crisis 

Liberal Democrats will tackle the Mental Health Crisis which affects so many in Scotland. 

We will:

  • Train more mental health specialists for community centres, hospitals and schools.
  • Create a bigger range of treatment and rehab in local hospitals.
  • Value care workers by boosting their skills and pay.

3. 💼 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs 

Every vote for the Scottish Liberal Democrats is a vote to save a generation from unemployment. 

Liberal Democrats will: 

  • Create job guarantee for young people to save a generation from unemployment.
  • Bring in new jobs in clean-tech and green energy to future-proof careers.
  • Give a tax break for high street shops to help them survive and compete with online.

4. 🌍 Tackle our Climate Emergency

Our planet can't wait while our Parliament is distracted with arguments from the past, which is why Willie Rennie wants a Green Recovery from the pandemic. 

We will: 

  • Invest in green technology like offshore wind and hydrogen power.
  • Open new railways, improve local bus connections, make cycling safer.
  • Build a Scottish network of rapid chargers to help the switch to electric cars.

5. ...Put Recovery First, not Independence 

After the year we've all had, Willie Rennie wants to spend every minute of the next Five years focused on the Recovery. 

Willie's Liberal Democrats will reform the UK to a federal future and:

  • Defend devolution and give local communities a bigger say.
  • Keep our close relationship with our neighbours in Europe.
  • Focus on Putting Recovery First, not repeating the divisive arguments of the past five years. 

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