Figures showing police in Scotland have requested access to private communications data more than 60,000 times in three years shows the need for authorities across the UK to back a culture of openness, according to the Scottish Liberal Democrats.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that a full commitment to the Smith Agreement must be front and centre of the first Conservative Queen’s speech tomorrow (Wednesday 27th May).Read more
Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie MSP, has unveiled new plans to ensure his party listens to the views of people across Scotland.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have used a Scottish Government debate to press ministers to improve access to mental health services.
Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has said that another setback in the improvements of Scotland’s A&E waiting times shows that the SNP Government still has its eye off the ball.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has accused the SNP of distorting their mandate following reports of Nicola Sturgeon’s meeting with the Prime Minister today.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has urged Nicola Sturgeon to make Scotland’s moral obligation to provide refuge to the migrant people seeking safety in Europe the number one priority in talks with Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow (Friday 15th May).Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has said that the SNP’s appointment of Alex Salmond as foreign affairs spokesman is like putting Mr Bean in charge of the World Bank.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP has challenged SNP ministers to do better by young people with disabilities as he highlighted figures showing only 0.4% of modern apprentices are disabled.
Speaking during a Scottish Government debate on Modern Apprenticeships today, Mr McArthur raised concern at the lack of improvement in participation when some 8 percent of 16-24 year olds in Scotland is disabled.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that Police Scotland’s armed policing policy isn’t working for the police or the communities that they serve.Read more