Out of hours figures reveal pressure on GP services

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.

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McInnes slams SNP gloating over police numbers

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.

 

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Mental health summit reveals systemic problems

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.

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SNP have washed their hands of CCTV code

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes MSP today warned that Scottish Government Ministers have washed their hands of Scotland’s CCTV code.    

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Hume to host mental health summit

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.

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McInnes backs UN stop and search report

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.

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McInnes urges Scottish Secretary to investigate GCHQ claims

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.

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Police review must not sweep problems under carpet

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.

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First Minister must raise human rights in China

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.

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Rennie comments on Lib Dem leadership contest

Commenting on the election of Tim Farron MP as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said:

 

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