Willie Rennie calls for independent audit into inaccurate stop and search data

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has called for an independent audit of police stop and search figures after an emergency SPA meeting revealed major discrepancies in the recording of data. 

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Rennie and Kennedy launch manifesto front page

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Charles Kennedy today (Thursday 12th February) launched the front page of the General Election Manifesto.

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Hume slams SNP over A&E crisis whitewash

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has slammed the SNP Government for attempting to whitewash the growing crisis in Scotland’s A&E units.

 

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Rennie slams SNP super ID database plans

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has said Liberal Democrats are naturally repulsed at the Scottish Government’s plans for a super-ID database.

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Rennie: childcare crucial to attainment ambitions

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today said that it is critical and crucial for childcare to be at the heart of the Scottish Government’s attainment ambitions.

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Hume praises health board funding boost

Scottish Liberal Democrats have praised confirmation by the Scottish Government today that it will pass on the full consequentials of increased UK Government spending on health.

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Rennie calls for immediate end to consensual stop and search

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has said that all consensual stop and searches should be brought to an immediate end. The call comes following an announcement from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that Police Scotland is to review the practice with partners SPA and HMICS.

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Lib Dems welcome moves on unregulated stop and search

Scottish Liberal Democrats have today welcomed a statement from the First Minister that signalled consensual stop and searches against children would soon be brought to end.

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McInnes seeks recall of Police Scotland to Parliament over stop and search

Scottish Liberal Democrats are to seek to recall a Police Scotland boss to parliament after figures revealed today that children under 12 are still being subject to consensual searches by officers.

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Scott wants Community Empowerment Bill strengthened to tackle SNP centralisation

Scottish Liberal Democrat Shetland MSP Tavish Scott today warned that the SNP’s community empowerment bill is like a hypnotist’s watch to distract from their centralisation agenda.

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