Businesses look on in horror at SNP economic mismanagement

Speaking ahead of the publication of the Scottish Government's spending review, Scottish Liberal Democrat finance spokesperson John Ferry said:

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Rennie: Serious soul searching needed over Scot Gov census screw up

Speaking ahead of the closure of the Scottish census on 31st May, Willie Rennie MSP said:

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SNP incompetence leaves Scotland facing gaping hole at the heart of public finances

Responding to comments from David Phillips, associate director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, highlighting that Scotland is predicted to face a £3.5bn overspend at next week’s government spending review, Scottish Liberal Democrat finance spokesperson John Ferry said:

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Rail chaos will put off major events organisers warn Lib Dems

Speaking after ScotRail finally published Saturday's train timetable, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today urged ministers to make a deal and warned that if rail chaos drags on it will discourage major events organisers from choosing to host events in Scotland. 

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7,500 two-year-olds from the poorest backgrounds are missing out on their free nursery place.

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Willie Rennie has today accused the Scottish Government of letting down the poorest children in Scotland as he revealed new analysis showing that more than half of two-year-olds eligible for funded early learning and childcare still aren’t taking up their place. 

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Angus Tories make Twitter troll council group leader

Scottish Liberal Democrats have today said that "The rot in the Conservative party runs from top to bottom" after the Scottish Conservative group on Angus council elected as its group leader a councillor previously exposed as running an abusive anonymous Twitter account.

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Levy lite: Windfall tax could have raised £6 billion more

The Liberal Democrats have branded Rishi Sunak’s windfall tax as a “levy lite,” after analysis shows it could have raised more than double the amount if it was tougher and implemented earlier.

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Scot Lib Dems announce Jamie Dobson as candidate for Sgir Uige agus Carlabhagh

Scottish Liberal Democrats have today announced that crofter and former Royal Navy engineer Jamie Dobson will be their candidate for Sgir Uige agus Carlabhagh at the forthcoming local by-election.

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Cole-Hamilton congratulates new Lib Dem Lord Provost

Alex Cole-Hamilton, Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and MSP for Edinburgh Western has today congratulated Councillor Robert Aldridge on being appointed as Lord Provost of Edinburgh.

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Drugs death prevention bill is long overdue

Responding to Scottish Labour MSP Paul Sweeney's proposed Drug Death Prevention Bill, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

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