Cole-Hamilton: Ambulance service needs more support to save lives

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today said that more needs to be done to help paramedics save lives.

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Scott and McArthur: Northern Isles should not be at the back of the queue for superfast broadband

Northern Isles MSPs Tavish Scott and Liam McArthur have urged the Scottish Government to clarify comments made by Rural Economy and Connectivity Secretary, Fergus Ewing, which suggest that rural and island communities are likely to be the last to benefit from superfast broadband.

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McCartin welcomes Creative Scotland's Arts Strategy

Commenting on the publication of Creative Scotland's Art Strategy, Scottish Liberal Democrats’ Arts spokesperson, Councillor Eileen McCartin said:

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Rennie: Post Brexit stimulus nothing but post-holiday hogwash

Commenting on the announcement from the First Minister of a post Brexit stimulus, the Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie said:

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Rennie: SNP should admit China deal is dead in the water

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP today called on the Scottish Government to come clean and admit a controversial Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with a Chinese firm tied to allegations of corruption is dead in the water.

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Rumbles calls for leadership on decommissioning

Commenting as unions warned a lack of leadership by the Scottish Government could see the Scotland lose out on billions of pounds of decommissioning work, Scottish Liberal Democrat Mike Rumbles MSP said:

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Cole-Hamilton: Suicide figures underlines case for mental health investment

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today warned that Scotland needs a step change in mental health services as new figures revealed an estimated 672 Scots died as a result of suicide last year.

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Scott congratulates students on exam results

Speaking in response to the publication of Higher and National 5 exam results Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP said:

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Rennie urges named person review

The Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats has urged the Cabinet Secretary John Swinney to take the opportunity to commission a wide reaching and independent review of the named person policy after repeated and growing concerns.

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Cole-Hamilton: GP bursaries no silver bullet

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today said a long-term solution to GP shortages is still required after the Scottish Government announced plans for GP trainee bursaries.

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