Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Tavish Scott today warned the First Minister that actions speak louder than words as he called on Nicola Sturgeon to raise human rights concerns during a forthcoming trip to China.Read more
Commenting on the election of Tim Farron MP as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said:
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP today called for the immediate suspension of Police Scotland’s control room and service centre closure program until a review of police call handling is complete.Read more
Statement from Willie Rennie MSP, leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, on the M9 crash:Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael today said the government’s plans for English Votes for English Laws (EVEL) have descended into farce.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael today said that the budget was an assault on the young and the poor after the Chancellor of the Exchequer confirmed new attacks on child tax credits, housing benefit and student support payments.Read more
Commenting on the Government's defeat in the House of Commons over English Votes on English Laws, Scottish Liberal Democrat Alistair Carmichael MP said:Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael yesterday led a parliamentary debate to urge the Government to reconsider plans to repeal the Human Rights Act (HRA) which threatens UK-wide standards of human rights.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has urged SNP ministers to address ongoing recruitment problems at a children’s ward in Livingston which has resulted in it closing to in-patients this summer.
Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume has warned that Scotland’s older people are suffering most from a crisis which has left over 1,000 patients kept in hospital despite being clinically able to leave.