Hume: short sighted SNP decisions will have long-term impact

South of Scotland MSP Jim Hume has hit out at the SNP’s short-sighted decisions on public services as the SNP cabinet prepares to meet in Dumfries today.

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Lib Dems welcome HMP Inverclyde decision

Following the announcement that the Scottish Government has scrapped plans for a new women’s jail in Inverclyde, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson, Alison McInnes MSP said:

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Hume calls for weekly publication of A&E waiting times

Scottish Liberal Democrats have called on the Scottish Government to publish A&E waiting times figures on a weekly basis in a bid to tackle the growing crisis in Scotland’s emergency units.

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Rennie calls on SNP to halt roll out of new ID database

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has called on the Scottish Government to halt plans to develop a national identity register of every person in Scotland.

 

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Lib Dems call for budget of opportunity

The Scottish Liberal Democrats will today (Wednesday 21st) urge the Scottish Government to commit to a budget of opportunity as it sets out its stall for the year ahead.

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Hume warns SNP must get a grip on delayed discharges

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Jim Hume MSP today warned that the SNP have taken their eye off the ball on the NHS and are failing older patients as  Ministers announced extra funding in response to large increases in the number of delayed hospital discharges.

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McInnes calls on government to assist Peterhead firm hit by blaze

Alison McInnes, Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP for North East Scotland, today urged Scottish Ministers to provide support to Northbay Pelagic following the fire at its fish processing plant in Peterhead on Saturday

 

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SNP failure to transfer powers to communities will be breach of Smith Agreement

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie MSP, will today urge First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to abandon the principle that Holyrood knows best and instead open a "twinned track" approach to decentralisation across Scotland.

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Lib Dems hail transfer of powers to allow votes at 16

Scottish Liberal Democrats have hailed the transfer of power allowing 16 and 17 years old to vote in future Scottish Parliament elections today by the UK Government.

 

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Rennie joins calls for Chilcot report to be published before election

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie MSP, has joined calls for the Chilcot report to be published before the election.

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