Commenting on the latest UK GDP figures, which have revealed that the UK economy is now at pre-crisis levels, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:
"This must be a difficult day for the doom-mongers. The steady economic recovery continues thanks to a combination of the hard work and ingenuity of the country and the economic plan delivered by this government.
Scottish Liberal Democrats in the North East have this week selected local resident Mike Rumbles to be their candidate for the Aberdeenshire West constituency at the next Scottish Parliamentary elections to be held in 2016.
Mr Rumbles was elected to the first Scottish Parliament in 1999 and served the people of West Aberdeenshire & Kincardine for 12 years before boundary changes abolished his constituency.Read more
Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie has said that the opening of the Commonwealth Games this evening stands to serve as one of Glasgow’s finest hours as the city commences two weeks of sporting events, with more than 4,500 athletes from across the Commonwealth expected to take part.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat Leader Willie Rennie MSP today said that people in the north of England will not be taken in by warm words from the First Minister over his independence plans.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Danny Alexander is seeking a meeting with Police Scotland chief constable Sir Stephen House to discuss local concerns over the routine deployment of armed police in the Highlands.Read more
Lib Dem peer and former MSP, Jeremy Purvis, will tomorrow co-chair the first meeting of the new All Party Parliamentary Group on Reform, Decentralisation, and Devolution in the United KingdomRead more
Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Jim Hume MSP has repeated his call for parity between mental and physical health services to be enshrined in law after new figures showed an increase in the number of Scots dying as a result of self-harm.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Tavish Scott today said that SNP Ministers should use the powers they already have to help rural Scotland rather than making more empty promises of support.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume has welcomed an increase in the number of Scottish young people applying for a place at university but warned that more must be done to help those from disadvantaged backgrounds benefit from Higher Education.Read more
Scottish Liberal Democrat peer Jeremy Purvis today described new oil and gas estimates from the independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) as a hammer blow to the nationalists' economic credibility.Read more