SNP conference: Indy poll should give SNP pause for thought

Commenting as a new poll suggested a fall in support for Scottish independence, Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said:

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McArthur: Duct tape won’t fix Police Scotland crisis

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson, Liam McArthur MSP has today said a decade of SNP government has left the police service in Scotland in crisis.

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Scott: SQA must clampdown on exam errors

Commenting on reports of mistakes in a computing exam in this year's National Five tests, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesman Tavish Scott MSP said:

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McArthur: taser announcement will not build confidence

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesman Liam McArthur MSP today said a rushed announcement on the deployment of Tasers with transport police officers in Scotland will not build public confidence.

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Cole-Hamilton blasts SNP over flagship business scheme delay

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton today said the SNP are pulling the wool over the eyes of Scottish businesses as answers to parliamentary questions revealed it will be months before applications for a flagship economic scheme are considered.

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Scott: too many children still excluded from attainment gap funding

Commenting on the announcement of details of attainment gap funding in Scotland’s schools, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesman Tavish Scott MSP said:

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Cole-Hamilton: scrap charges for mental health notes

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today called on the Scottish Government to work with doctors to ensure that indebted people suffering with mental ill health are not charged for medical notes.

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SNP conference: FM must take independence off the table

Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael today said that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon must use her party conference to take independence off the table and work with others to protect Scotland and the rest of the UK from the consequences of a hard Brexit.

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Scott: SNP putting four times more staff on Indyref2 than Brexit

Scottish Liberal Democrat Europe spokesman Tavish Scott MSP today said it is clear where the First Ministers priorities lie as it emerged that four times as many civil servants are working on plans for a second referendum than have been attached to the new Brexit Minister.

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Caddick: GDP figures show Scotland lagging behind

Commenting as new GDP figures revealed growth in Scotland is lagging behind the rest of the UK, Scottish Liberal Democrat economy spokeswoman Cllr Carolyn Caddick said:

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