Chamberlain warns we face food shortages "now or later"

Scottish Liberal Democrat deputy leader and North East Fife MP Wendy Chamberlain will today (Wednesday 25th) lead a Westminster debate on the challenges facing rural businesses struggling to recruit workers and warn that the country is facing a choice of food shortages “now or later”. 

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PM must hand minutes of Sue Gray meeting over to Privileges Committee

The Liberal Democrats have called on Boris Johnson to hand over the minutes of his meeting with Sue Gray to the Privileges Committee, which will be investigating whether Boris Johnson misled Parliament.

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Lib Dems respond to Sturgeon becoming longest serving FM

Responding to Nicola Sturgeon becoming the longest serving First Minister, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

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Cole-Hamilton: A&E waiting times crisis becoming intolerable

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP has today branded the ongoing A&E wait times crisis as intolerable, amidst continued failure from the SNP/Green government to get the situation under control.

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Partygate pics obliterate Prime Minister’s lies

Commenting on the publication of a series of photographs of a party in Downing Street in which the Prime Minister can be seen raising a toast, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

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Transport minister sat on the side lines as first day of rail cancellations hits

Responding to the first day of cancelled train services and Transport minister Jenny Gilruth's interview on Good Morning Scotland, in which she described rail service cancellations as offering "greater certainty" to passengers, repeatedly stated that she was not involved in discussions about pay and failed to confirm that extra trains would be available for major events such as Scotland's forthcoming world cup qualifier and the Edinburgh festival, Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Jill Reilly said:

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Rennie attacks Scot Gov record keeping and calls for duty to record

Responding to Permanent Secretary John-Paul Marks writing to the Finance Committee to assure them that he will ensure “robust systems and processes” are in place for the recording and managing of information, Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Willie has called for a new “duty to record” so that the public can access accounts of important ministerial meetings and decision-making processes.

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UC uplift: Govt heartless as the cost of living crunch bites

Responding to Simon Clarke ruling out reinstating the Universal Credit uplift this morning, Liberal Democrat Work and Pensions Spokesperson Wendy Chamberlain MP said:

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Lib Dems demand mileage increase for healthcare staff

Lib Dem MP Jamie Stone has today called for a better deal for health and care staff who travel as part of their job as he highlighted that staff are set to be hard hit by recent rises in fuel costs. 

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Transport Minister quizzed over Highland timetable changes which see more than 50% of services cancelled

Liberal Democrat MP Jamie Stone has written to Scottish Government Transport Minister, Jenny Gilruth, to pose six questions about the ScotRail timetable cuts in the Highlands after rail campaigners suggested that well over 50 per cent of available trains are being cut.

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