Borderers want to see trains on track

Scottish Liberal Democrats have welcomed confirmation from Alex Salmond that the Borders rail project will finally be opened, nine years after it was secured by Scottish Liberal Democrats in government.

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Independence letter reveals nationalist hypocrisy

Scottish Liberal Democrat Health spokesman Jim Hume MSP today accused the nationalist government of hypocrisy after it was revealed that the Health Secretary contacted all Scottish NHS staff regarding independence.

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Highlanders will treat A9 claims with derision

Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Danny Alexander today said that Highlanders will treat SNP claims that work to dual the A9 is ahead of schedule with the derision they deserve.

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Rennie calls for urgent statement on currency chaos

Scottish Liberal Democrats have this morning called for an urgent ministerial statement from Alex Salmond following a series of new positions from his chief currency advisor on the monetary framework in an independent Scotland.

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SNP's terms offer no guarantee of NATO entry

Former Liberal Democrat leader and member of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, Sir Menzies Campbell, has said that there can be no guarantee that every other member of the NATO alliance would be willing to accept the terms the SNP would seek in the event of independence.

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Wallace pays tribute to Sam Galbraith

Commenting on news that former Scottish Government Minister Sam Galbraith has passed away, Lord Jim Wallace said:

“I am very saddened to learn of Sam Galbraith’s death.

 

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Lib Dems launch push to deliver stronger Scotland within the UK

Scottish Liberal Democrats will be making the case for a stronger Scotland within the United Kingdom from Shetland to the Borders as the referendum campaign enters its final month.

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Preaching to the choir shows FM is losing the argument

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP today said that time is running out for the First Minster to give Scots the answers they need over what independence would mean for them.

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New figures show thousands of older patients discharged in middle of the night

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has called for action after figures revealed thousands of older patients may have been discharged from hospital in the middle of the night.

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Swinney must explain currency talks exaggeration

Scottish Liberal Democrats leader Willie Rennie has called on Finance Secretary John Swinney to explain why he exaggerated in his claims that the Scottish Government had technical discussions with the Bank of England over its independence proposals for a formal currency union with the UK.

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