Scott: Scottish Government must take steps to limit Brexit effect on university sector

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP today called on the Scottish Government to ensure that universities and students do not lose out as a result of Brexit. 

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Rennie: Iraq report "shines a bright light on this dark period"

Speaking in response to the long-awaited publication of the Chilcot Report, Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie MSP said, "This thorough report shines a bright light on this dark period of our country's impact on the world. With the praise from victims' families, Sir John Chilcot shows the utter failure of Tony Blair's government in decision making, preparation and execution of the Iraq War. 

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Cole-Hamilton: NHS plan shows SNP haven’t learned from centralisation mistakes

Scottish Liberal Democrats today said the SNP Government clearly hasn’t learnt from its record of calamitous centralisations, in response to the news that ministers could reduce the number Health Boards from fourteen to three or five. 

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Rennie: 'Cancelled police IT project in disarray from the start'

Responding to the news that Police Scotland has cancelled its £60 million i6 IT programme, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP commented:

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Cole-Hamilton: ‘Troubled NHS 24 IT system must finally deliver’

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today said NHS 24’s troubled IT system must finally deliver for staff and patients, after the Scottish Government confirmed it would restart its rollout this summer.

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Public sector must set better example on gender equality

Following the conclusion of the debate at the Scottish Parliament on Gender and the Workplace, Scottish Liberal Democrat equalities spokesperson Caron Lindsay commented: 

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Scott: Swinney confirms school league tables at heart of Scottish education policy

Speaking after the Cabinet Secretary appeared before Holyrood's Education Committee, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP said: 

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Thousands in fuel poverty failed by Scottish Government

Scottish Liberal Democrats today said the Scottish Government’s warm words on tackling fuel poverty must be backed up by additional investment and a new strategy, after ministers finally admitted that they are going to miss the target to eradicate fuel poverty by November 2016. 

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Cole-Hamilton: Drug and alcohol service cuts need to be reversed

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have called on the government to reverse its 20% cut to drug and alcohol services after new figures showed nearly nine in ten of those trying to quit or decrease use of illicit drugs did so without support.

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Rennie: We cannot go from one uncertainty to another

Speaking during today’s debate on the outcome of the EU Referendum, the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:

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