SNP Government referred to Information Commissioner for police mental health staff secrecy

Scottish Liberal Democrats have today reported the Scottish Government to the Information Commissioner over its refusal to say how many new mental health staff the police will be given, after the First Minister couldn't explain why the national force had received just 7.5 extra staff, over two years after they were promised more.

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“Act now to stop climate emergency” says Rennie as Lib Dems announce plans for 60m trees per year

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today declared that the Liberal Democrats will act now to save the planet as the party announced ambitious proposals to undertake the largest tree-planting programme in UK history.

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Rennie: Justice Secretary's comments on police mental health "complacent"

Responding to the comment by the Justice Secretary that he is "very satisfied" with the support offered to police officers and staff struggling with mental ill health, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie commented:

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Cole-Hamilton calls for urgent statement on child’s death at QEUH

Responding to the news that the Health Secretary knew in September that a child had died after contracting an infection possibly linked to Glasgow’s super hospital, but did not make it public, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP commented:

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Swinson responds to Tommy Robinson backing Boris Johnson

Liberal Democrat Leader, Jo Swinson, has today written to Boris Johnson asking him to publicly reject the endorsement of his campaign by Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, also known as Tommy Robinson. 

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Labour collapse over Corbyn's indecisiveness

On a visit to the McIntosh Logistics Plant in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today said:

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Sturgeon abandons Remain voters across the UK

Responding to Nicola Sturgeon’s comments on Brexit and a second independence referendum, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

“Nicola Sturgeon has abandoned Remain voters across the UK.

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Lib Dem Government will end double whammy of gender price and pay gaps

The Liberal Democrats today announce plans to tackle discrimination in the workplace by expanding reporting requirements on large companies, as well as scrapping the gender price gap on all products. 

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Rennie unveils plans for high quality childcare for every child

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie had today used a visit to Lauriston nursery in Dunfermline to announce his party's plans for delivering a massive expansion of free, high-quality childcare.

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McArthur: Ludicrous to take 4 years for public inquiry order

Responding to the announcement by the Cabinet Secretary of Justice that there will be a public inquiry into the circumstances around the death of Sheku Bayoh in 2015, Scottish Liberal Democrats Justice spokesperson Liam McArthur commented:

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