Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Jim Hume MSP today warned that a lack of investment in mental health services is a national scandal as figures revealed support for key services in Scotland is lagging behind England and Wales.
Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for action from Police Scotland and the Scottish Government after the party published damning statistics which showed only 1 percent of all police officers in Scotland identify as black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME).Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has warned that new figures on out-of-hours services in Scotland reveal the extent of pressure on GPs.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have criticised the SNP Government for gloating about police officer numbers at a time when many frontline services are under severe pressure.
Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Jim Hume MSP said there are deep-seated, systemic problems in the way that mental ill health is treated in Scotland after hosting a mental health summit at the Scottish Parliament.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes MSP today warned that Scottish Government Ministers have washed their hands of Scotland’s CCTV code.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats will push mental health further up Scotland’s political agenda this week with a key summit attended by experts across mental health specialities.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Alison McInnes has welcomed the support of the UN Human Rights Committee for Lib Dem moves to scrap so-called consensual stop and search in Scotland.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Alison McInnes MSP has urged Conservative Scottish Secretary David Mundell to investigate reports that surveillance agency GCHQ last month abandoned guidelines which prevented intelligence officers from intercepting MSP communications.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat Justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes MSP today said it would be fundamentally wrong to sweep problems in police call handling under the carpet as Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary Scotland (HMICS) announced the terms of reference for their review of call centre operations.Read more