Caddick: no room for complacency on jobs

Scottish Liberal Democrat economy spokesperson Cllr Carolyn Caddick today said that there is no room for complacency on job figures as new statistics revealed that Scotland’s employment rate is still lower than the UK average despite an increase in the number of people in work.

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Scot Lib Dems push for greater childcare flexibility

Scottish Liberal Democrats have pushed for greater flexibility on childcare after a series of FOI's submitted by Fair Funding for our Kids showed that some parents are still struggling to access the childcare they are entitled to.

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Scott: too many pupils missing out on attainment funding

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesman Tavish Scott MSP today said too many pupils are still missing out on vital extra support as the First Minister visited a school in the Borders.

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Rumbles: SNP must deliver farm funding

Scottish Liberal Democrat rural affairs spokesperson Mike Rumbles MSP today urged the Scottish Government to help give farmers in Scotland the stability they need.

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Cole-Hamilton: Ambulance service needs more support to save lives

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today said that more needs to be done to help paramedics save lives.

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Scott and McArthur: Northern Isles should not be at the back of the queue for superfast broadband

Northern Isles MSPs Tavish Scott and Liam McArthur have urged the Scottish Government to clarify comments made by Rural Economy and Connectivity Secretary, Fergus Ewing, which suggest that rural and island communities are likely to be the last to benefit from superfast broadband.

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Why are we worried about ANPR?

Today we called upon the Scottish Government to act seriously over the concerns about Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) after we revealed that Police Scotland had over 850 million records. But what is ANPR and why should we be worried? 

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McCartin welcomes Creative Scotland's Arts Strategy

Commenting on the publication of Creative Scotland's Art Strategy, Scottish Liberal Democrats’ Arts spokesperson, Councillor Eileen McCartin said:

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Tory abstention on Holyrood EU vote is consistent with their whole approach - silence.

The EU referendum was designed to heal a rift in the Conservative party that has beset the party for decades. What it has delivered is a divided nation, economic turmoil and uncertainty over our place in the world.

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Rennie: Post Brexit stimulus nothing but post-holiday hogwash

Commenting on the announcement from the First Minister of a post Brexit stimulus, the Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie said:

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