Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that their case for all stop and searches to be put on a legal footing is “stronger than ever” following an admission by the Chief Constable that under the current system police officers could still conduct consensual stop and searches of children.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Alison McInnes MSP has warned that that a revealing exchange of emails between officials at Police Scotland and the Scottish Information Commissioner risks seriously undermining public confidence in Scotland’s national force.
Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that a Scottish Government U-turn over the weekly publication of A&E waiting times shows the SNP is out of excuses and out of touch.
Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Alison McInnes MSP has formally sought support from the Scottish Government for her party’s moves to end the discredited practice of consensual stop and search.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife Willie Rennie has called for the Scottish Government to contribute towards the clear up efforts of failed opencast coal sites instead of recklessly promoting the exploitation of new sites.
Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume has called for a new approach to treating mental ill health as figures published today revealed the number of children admitted to hospital for self-harm has doubled in some parts of Scotland.Read more
Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie, is to warn that the SNP policy to borrow billions of pounds extra to fund day to day services risks the reintroduction of violent see saw economics that had devastating impacts in the 70s, 80s and 90s.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie today called for the publication of correspondence between Police Scotland Chief Constable Sir Stephen House and the Scottish Information Commissioner's office on stop and search data.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has called for an independent audit of police stop and search figures after an emergency SPA meeting revealed major discrepancies in the recording of data.Read more
Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Charles Kennedy today (Thursday 12th February) launched the front page of the General Election Manifesto.Read more