Hume criticises delay in response to Glasgow A&E crisis

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume has criticised the delayed response from Scottish Government ministers in supporting a struggling new hospital to meet A&E targets.

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Lib Dems reveal zero ethnic minority top teachers

Scottish Liberal Democrats have revealed damning statistics showing that Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic teachers do not occupy any of the top positions in Scotland’s primary, secondary or special schools.

 

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Rennie slams SNP for jumping the gun on ID database plans

Scottish Liberal Democrats have accused SNP ministers of jumping the gun after it emerged proposals for two new identity databases have been put out to tender – before they have been approved by parliament.

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Lib Dems pay tribute to Charles Kennedy

It is with great sadness that we announce that former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Charles Kennedy, has passed away.

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Purvis launches Constitutional Convention Bill

Scottish Liberal Democrat peer Jeremy Purvis today set out plans for a Constitutional Convention that he says will abolish the make do and mend approach to constitutional reform that could threaten the future of the UK.

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Scott welcomes fuel duty rebate extension

Tavish Scott MSP today welcomed the extension of a Liberal Democrat 5p per litre fuel duty cut to 13 new areas in rural Scotland.

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Scott calls for meaningful island devolution plan

Scottish Liberal Democrat Shetland MSP Tavish Scott has warned the First Minister against remaining stuck in her party's centralising ways.

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SNP need to show maturity in EU debate

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has said that the SNP Government must show maturity if it wants the UK to remain in the EU.

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Police data access shows need for openness

Figures showing police in Scotland have requested access to private communications data more than 60,000 times in three years shows the need for authorities across the UK to back a culture of openness, according to the Scottish Liberal Democrats.

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Rennie: More powers must be front and centre of Queen's Speech

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that a full commitment to the Smith Agreement must be front and centre of the first Conservative Queen’s speech tomorrow (Wednesday 27th May).

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