More detail needed in child protection plan

Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for reassurances that newly qualified social workers are being adequately supported in their role as the Scottish Government seeks to strengthen the protection of children from Child Sexual Exploitation.

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Alison McInnes MSP: no room for complacency on human rights

Speaking today during a Scottish Parliament debate on Human Rights, Scottish Liberal Democrat Justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes MSP said:

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Alison McInnes MSP: no room for complacency on human rights

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Ambiguity remains over child protection plans

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that ambiguity remains around the Scottish Government’s plans to ensure the safety of children in Scotland in light of a significant warning from the Chief Executive of the Care Inspectorate.

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SNP must walk the walk on climate change targets

Scottish Liberal Democrats have criticised senior SNP Cabinet ministers for adding to their own climate change woes after official figures showed ministerial cars being used to shuttle ministers from Holyrood to their offices in St Andrews house. 

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SNP an obstacle to health board success

Scottish Liberal Democrats have warned that the SNP government are acting as a blockade to its own flagship health policy after a damning report revealed the extent of financial and demographic pressures facing struggling health boards.

 

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Increase in drug misuse hospital stays shows new approach needed

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Jim Hume MSP has said that figures published today recording the highest rate of hospital stays due to drug misuse recorded in 18 years, shows a need for a change in approach to drug policy.

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Grant cuts mean more debt for Scotland's poorest students

Scottish Liberal Democrats have today criticised the SNP government’s underhand switch from grants to loans after figures published today revealed the move has saddled some Scotland’s poorest students with higher levels of debt.

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Report shows systemic breakdown of communication on armed police

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that a crucial report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) into armed policing has uncovered a systematic failure by Police Scotland to communicate the fundamental change in policy to people across Scotland.

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McInnes urges Scots to have their say on more powers

Scottish Liberal Democrat Business Manager Alison McInnes MSP today encouraged Scots to have their say on further powers for the Scottish Parliament as the deadline for members of the public to submit their views to the Smith Commission approaches.

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