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Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP

SNP burn through ScotWind cash in record time

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today accused the SNP of burning through money generated by the sale of Scotland’s sea bed for energy generation in record time, as the Finance Secretary conceded that more than 80% of the cash from

10 Apr 2024
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Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP

Cole-Hamilton criticises state of sewage monitoring

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has called on the SNP and Greens to get tough with Scottish Water as it was revealed that in three local authorities there is no monitoring of sewage dumping at all and in ten more local authorities

10 Apr 2024
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Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP

Cole-Hamilton: SNP have failed to help A&E recover

Responding to new figures showing only 62.7% of people attending A&E were seen within the 4 hour target in the week ending 31st March, while 3,455 people waited over 8 hours and 1,447 waited over 12 hours, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and health spoke

9 Apr 2024
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Liam McArthur MSP

McArthur responds to Police Federation warning

Responding to the embargoed 1919 magazine story in which the Scottish Police Federation warn that police officer cutbacks and a decline in community policing leaves Scotland open to organised crime, extremism and terrorism, Scottish Liberal Democrat justi

9 Apr 2024
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Orcadian Column, 11 April 2024

After a few days off, I began this week working remotely from the Graemsay ‘office’. Island ‘hopping’ remains one of the undiluted pleasures of representing Orkney, particularly when the wind drops and the sun comes out, as was the case on Monday.

11 Apr 2024
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Environment

Are you drinking what we’re drinking?

Liberal Democrats are leading the charge to clean up our rivers, lakes and coastlines. It's time to put an end to sewage dumping, protect our precious waterways, and ensure a sustainable water system for generations to come.

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16 Mar 2024
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