Scottish Liberal Democrats have urged the Health Secretary to address the root causes of a 9 percent increase in patient complaints about the NHS.
In a statement today, the Health Secretary failed to acknowledge the severe pressure faced by health boards in Scotland as they treat more patients with fewer staff.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have blasted the Culture Secretary over ‘flimsy’ evidence to the Education and Culture Committee over a £150,000 of state aid granted to a profitable music festival.
During the committee evidence session today the Culture Secretary failed to address the substantive questions posed by committee members over why the DF concerts received state aid, what it was used for by the company and whether any of it went to the former SNP aide who brokered the deal.Read more
Following an 18-month campaign by the Scottish Liberal Democrats, the Justice Committee today backed plans for the abolition of so-called consensual stop and search and the introduction of a code of practice for statutory searches.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have warned that the SNP's legacy of college cuts has 'cast a long shadow' over the sector.Read more
Commenting on Police Scotland's apology to the family of Mrs Janet McKay, after it emerged that information regarding a sighting of the woman had not been passed on, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said:Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume today said he was thrilled to have the support of a Holyrood Committee for his Bill that will protect children from the effects of second-hand smoke.Read more
Speech by Willie Rennie MSP, leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, on the future of public services in Scotland:
It would only be right to congratulate Jeremy Corbyn on his emphatic victory on Saturday.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Alison McInnes MSPhas urged SNP Ministers to take action to break the link between homelessness and re-offending.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume today repeated his calls for the Scottish Government to commit to a feasibility study into the extension of the Borders rail link to Hawick and Carlisle.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Alison McInnes has expressed disappointment at the glacial progress of efforts to reform youth justice.Read more