Lib Dems will work with anyone interested in constructive reform of the UK

Responding to Scottish Labour's new policy paper on reforming the UK, Liberal Democrat Scottish Affairs spokesperson Wendy Chamberlain MP said: 

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Geography lesson needed: Carmichael raises Northern Isles exclusion from government advertising

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has today written to the minister for the Cabinet Office, Steve Barclay MP, to highlight the exclusion of the Northern Isles from maps of the UK in government advertising for the “GREAT” international brand campaign.

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Cole-Hamilton: Remove CCTV cameras linked to Uighur repression

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today called on the Scottish Government to set out a timescale for removing components from its security systems produced by a firm linked to repression of Uighurs in China.

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SNP should sack Blackford and block Grady return

Commenting on the prospect of the SNP re-admitting Patrick Grady, Liberal Democrat chief whip Wendy Chamberlain said:

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Rennie: New children's rights bill must be ready to go in September, no further delays

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Willie Rennie has today said that the Scottish Government should ensure that it’s revised UNCRC incorporation bill is ready to go when parliament returns in September.  He said there should be no further delay as it will be two years since it was introduced to parliament.

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Cole-Hamilton calls for bus passes for Ukrainian refugees

Scottish Liberal Democrats leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today called for the Scottish Government to fund travel cards for refugees who are trying to establish a new life for themselves in Scotland.  

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Scottish Liberal Democrats respond to ScotRail executive salaries

Responding to the publication of ScotRail's senior salaries, Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Jill Reilly said:

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Transport chiefs must come to Shetland to address "unacceptable" ferry service- Carmichael

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has called on the Scottish Transport Minister, the head of Transport Scotland and the managing director of Serco Northlink to come to Shetland urgently to address the quality of the lifeline ferry service. Mr Carmichael wrote to the transport leaders following widely circulated images on social media of many passengers sleeping on the floors of the Lerwick-Aberdeen service last night (30th June) due to overcrowding.

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SNP MP suggests Yes Alliance and role for Alex Salmond

Responding to comments from Joanna Cherry in which she suggested that the SNP could stand as part of a Yes alliance in a future general election and called for a place in the wider campaign for Alex Salmond, Scottish Liberal Democrat deputy leader Wendy Chamberlain said:

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Cole-Hamilton sets out party’s approach to independence in letter to members

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today written to party members to set out the approach he will be taking in response to the First Minister’s renewed push to break up the UK.

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