Tory policies a clear and present danger to renewables

Scottish Liberal Democrat energy spokesman Liam McArthur MSP today said new figures which reveal the UK wind industry supports 30,000 jobs show that Tory policies pose a clear and present danger to the renewables sector.

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Rennie challenges Davidson to disown divisive rhetoric

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP today challenged Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson to disown divisive rhetoric from Home Secretary of Theresa May over asylum and immigration.

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Hume issues winter warning to Health Secretary as A&E wait times missed

Scottish Liberal Democrat  health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has issued a warning to the Health Secretary to ensure pressured health boards are equipped to meet A&E waiting times over the winter months.

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SNP continues shameful legacy on social housing

Scottish Liberal Democrat housing spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has blasted the SNP Government’s inaction on social housing after figures published today showed an increase in the number of children housed in temporary accommodation.

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Hume calls for answers after cancer treatment times missed

Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for answers after the latest figures showed the Scottish Government continues to miss its own cancer treatment times in health boards across Scotland.

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Health Secretary must address root cause of NHS complaints increase

Scottish Liberal Democrats have urged the Health Secretary to address the root causes of a 9 percent increase in patient complaints about the NHS.

In a statement today, the Health Secretary failed to acknowledge the severe pressure faced by health boards in Scotland as they treat more patients with fewer staff.

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Lib Dems blast ‘flimsy’ Culture Secretary T in the Park evidence

Scottish Liberal Democrats have blasted the Culture Secretary over ‘flimsy’ evidence to the Education and Culture Committee over a £150,000 of state aid granted to a profitable music festival.

During the committee evidence session today the Culture Secretary failed to address the substantive questions posed by committee members over why the DF concerts received state aid, what it was used for by the company and whether any of it went to the former SNP aide who brokered the deal.

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Government backs Lib Dem calls on stop and search

Following an 18-month campaign by the Scottish Liberal Democrats, the Justice Committee today backed plans for the abolition of so-called consensual stop and search and the introduction of a code of practice for statutory searches.

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College cuts cast long shadow over sector

Scottish Liberal Democrats have warned that the SNP's legacy of college cuts has 'cast a long shadow' over the sector.

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Rennie comments on missing person apology

Commenting on Police Scotland's apology to the family of Mrs Janet McKay, after it emerged that information regarding a sighting of the woman had not been passed on, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said:

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