McArthur: Government riding roughshod over councils on education

Scottish Liberal Democrat spokesman Liam McArthur MSP has today accused the SNP government of micro-managing local authorities as it attempts to impose one-size-fits-all education policies.

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Rennie: Explore alternatives for Forth Road bridge traffic

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie, has today written to the Transport Minister seeking answers to a number of concerns raised by constituents following the closure of the Forth Road Bridge. 

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Rennie calls for publication of bridge contingency plans

Fife MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has called on Transport Scotland to publish its contingency plan and its bridge inspection regime following the full closure of the Forth Road Bridge.

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Ministerial silence over super ID database rumbles on

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes has questioned whether SNP ministers have shelved plans to introduce a super ID database as silence over the proposals continues.

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McInnes: New Chief Constable must restore Police Scotland reputation

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes MSP today said the new Police Scotland Chief Constable must sort out two years’ worth of scandals and restore the reputation of the national force.

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McArthur: Setting school days shows government contempt

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesman Liam McArthur MSP has today criticised a last-minute move by the Scottish Government to strip local authorities of the power to set school days.

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Hume: SNP misses target for socially-rented houses yet again

Scottish Liberal Democrat housing spokesman Jim Hume MSP has slammed the SNP as new figures published today show it has yet again failed to meet its election promise of delivering 6,000 socially-rented houses each year.

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McInnes: Publish HMICS police counter corruption report by March

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes has this morning called for assurances that a review by HMICS into Police Scotland’s counter corruption practices will be published before the Scottish Parliament election in May 2016.

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McInnes presses for government debate on Police Scotland

McInnes presses for government debate on Police Scotland

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes MSP will this week press for a full debate on the operation of Police Scotland during government time at the Scottish Parliament.

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McInnes: Strategy needed on tackling sexting risks

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes has today called on the Scottish Government to adopt a national strategy to tackle the risks arising from sexting.

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