Scottish Liberal Democrat peer Jeremy Purvis said the findings of the House of Lord's Constitution Committee that moving ahead with reform in one part of the UK may herald a desire for wider reform is a good reason to progress with the legislation, not to delay it.Read more
Leading Liberal Democrats have urged people to shout loudly in their opposition to the SNP’s plans to expand access to their super ID database.Read more
Leader of the Scottish Lib Dems Willie Rennie MSP has accused the SNP of treating concerns over the creation of a new super ID database with “breathtaking indifference”.Read more
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