Hume blasts SNP dig at junior doctors over fall against A&E waiting times performance

Scottish Liberal Democrats have blasted attempts by the SNP Government to blame junior doctors for a slip in performance against A&E waiting times.

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McArthur: Time is running out for education action by the SNP

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.

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McInnes praises further debate on so-called consensual stop and search

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.

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Rennie urges support for Longannet workers

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife Willie Rennie MSP has urged the Scottish Government and Fife Council to do all that they can to assist workers of Longannet Power station.

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Rennie slams Justice Secretary refusal to open inquiry into Police Scotland operations

Scottish Liberal Democrats leader Willie Rennie has slammed the Justice Secretary for refusing to open up a wider inquiry into the operations of Police Scotland.

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Lib Dems reveal over 100,000 primary school pupils in composite classes

Scottish Liberal Democrats have raised concerns that local authorities are resorting to the use of composite classes to address the SNP’s lack of support for primary schools.

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Hume calls for extra investment in mental health

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Jim Hume MSP today warned that a lack of investment in mental health services is a national scandal as figures revealed support for key services in Scotland is lagging behind England and Wales.

 

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Lib Dems reveal just 1% of police officers from minority backgrounds

Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for action from Police Scotland and the Scottish Government after the party published damning statistics which showed only 1 percent of all police officers in Scotland identify as black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME).

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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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