Cole-Hamilton sets out plan to improve Ukrainian refugee scheme

Following a meeting with former FCO official Duncan Spinner, who is working to get Ukrainians safely to Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today set out a series of steps that the Scottish Government should take to improve the Ukrainian refugee scheme. 

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McArthur: falling numbers of police officers are alarming

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP has today called on the Scottish Government to take urgent steps to tackle the declining number of police officers across Scotland.

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Cole-Hamilton: Saving lives must be the focus in Scotland’s mental health crisis

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today condemned the government’s failure to take sufficient action to cut high suicide rates, after new figures revealed that men make up three quarters of all suicides and that suicide rates are 2.9 times higher in the most deprived areas of Scotland.  

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Scotland deserves to be governed by grown-ups

Responding to Liz Truss describing Nicola Sturgeon as an "attention seeker" and the SNP's outraged response, Scottish Liberal Democrat deputy leader Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

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Cole-Hamilton reveals that almost 330,000 operations lost to Covid

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton has today called on the Scottish Government to take "decisive action" to tackle the increase in the number of operations lost to Covid, after new Liberal Democrat analysis shows that 329,243 operations have been lost since the pandemic first began.   

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Delayed discharges up 36% in a year

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today called, once again, on the Scottish Government to get to grips with the social care crisis instead of devoting their efforts to independence, after new figures showed a 36% year-on-year increase in delayed discharges.

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Second worst A&E waiting times as SNP focus on independence

Responding to figures from Public Health Scotland showing the crisis in our A&E departments continuing, with just 65% of attendees at A&E services admitted, transferred or discharged within 4 hours, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP commented:

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Cole-Hamilton responds to being banned from Russia

Responding to his inclusion on a list of politicians, journalists and business people sanctioned by Russia, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

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Scots Tory MPs are like a footballer who changes strip at half time

Commenting as nine Scottish Conservative MSPs declared their support for Liz Truss to be the next leader of the Conservative party, Liberal Democrat cabinet office spokesperson Christine Jardine MP said:

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Lib Dems raise concerns of park home owners hit by cost-of-living crisis

Scottish Liberal Democrat deputy leader and North East Fife MSP Wendy Chamberlain has written to the Scottish and UK governments to raise the concerns of park home owners facing the impact of the cost-of-living crisis.

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