Answers needed on T in the Park

The flimsy evidence provided by the Culture Secretary over funding for T in the Park has left MSPs on the Holyrood Culture Committee feeling thoroughly frustrated.

Not a single one of the substantive questions on the issue was answered by the Cabinet Secretary for Culture. Her stonewalling follows the release of more than 600 pages of heavily redacted documents hours before she came to committee. It would have left too little time for proper scrutiny had there been any real detail left to scrutinise.

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Improving Mental Health Services

Earlier this year I led a summit which brought together medical professionals, NHS management, charities and campaigners to discuss the serious challenges facing mental health services in Scotland.

And we should be clear: the challenges we face are substantial.

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Success on Stop & Search

After an eighteen month-long campaign by the Scottish Liberal Democrats, the SNP has finally conceded defeat and adopted Liberal Democrat proposals for the abolition of so-called consensual stop and search.

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