Scottish Liberal Democrats are to seek to put democracy back into Scottish policing, it has been revealed today.Read more
Tim Farron has urged Scotland’s parties to embarrass the Tories into action on the Calais migrant crisis.Read more
Commenting on news that Chief Constable Stephen House is to step down, Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie said:
"Decapitating the Chief Constable won't solve the deep rooted problems in Police Scotland. A new chief carrying on as if nothing is wrong will cement the problems rather than solve them.
"The early resignation of Chief Constable Stephen House reveals the chaos at the heart of Police Scotland. Yet, this isn't about the job of one man at the top but recovering the fortunes of the wider police force which is in the doldrums.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have repeated calls to the Scottish Government to boost the number of Mental Health Officers in Scotland.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader, Willie Rennie MSP, will today (Wednesday 26th) firmly position his party in the radical centre ground in advance of the 2016 Scottish Parliament elections.
Speaking at an SCDI event in Aberdeen, Mr Rennie will warn that the need for a centre ground party has never been greater as the SNP and Labour veer further leftwards, and the Tories further rightwards.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have repeated their calls for an independent review of policing bodies Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Authority.
Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP raised a warning flag today about a potential crisis and overwhelming of the healthcare system in detecting and treating cancer within the next ten years.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have blasted attempts by the SNP Government to blame junior doctors for a slip in performance against A&E waiting times.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have repeated calls to the Scottish Government to expand early years provision and to widen the distribution of an attainment fund throughout Scotland in a bid to close the attainment gap.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrats have welcomed a submission from ASPS, a staff association for senior officers, to the Scottish Government Advisory Group on Stop and Search.Read more