Sue Gray report is a defining moment for Boris Johnson and Douglas Ross

Responding to the publication of the Sue Gray report, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

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Rail cancellations putting Scotland’s reputation as the home of golf at risk

North East Fife MSP Willie Rennie has warned transport minister Jenny Gilruth that a host of rail cancellations during this summer’s Open golf championship will put the country’s reputation as the home of the sport at risk, as he called for the government's contingency plans to be published "as swiftly as possible".    

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Ofgem warns of £2800 energy price cap – Carmichael responds

Orkney and Shetland MP, Alistair Carmichael, has responded today to news that Ofgem expects the energy price cap to rise to approximately £2800 in October, close to 10% of the UK median income, a further £800 rise following a major hike in April. Mr Carmichael warned that the government must treat the rise as a “once-in-a-generation crisis” and enact an emergency budget immediately to prevent millions of families falling into fuel poverty.

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Accounts Commission report warns of risks of SNP social care takeover

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today highlighted a new report from the Accounts Commission which warns that the Scottish Government’s proposed reform of social care risks mirroring other public sector reforms which have not delivered the promised benefits and risks diverting resources from tackling the immediate challenges in the social care sector. 

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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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