FM must convince people she stands up for all of Scotland

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has said it is to Nicola Sturgeon's credit that she public condemned SNP councillors who were filmed burning copies of the Smith Agreement but warned that she still has a challenge to convince people that she stands up for all of Scotland.

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FM must react quickly to burning stunt

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has said that he expects First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to react swiftly to a silly and offensive stunt by SNP councillors in which they are filmed setting alight a Smith Commission report.

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Health Secretary must take quick action to protect NHS

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has called on the Health Secretary to take quick action to protect the future of Scotland’s NHS as it emerged an increasing number of posts are lying vacant for six months or more.

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Scottish Government has neglected North East patients

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that urgent action is required to protect North East patients. It comes after the publication today of three damning reports into NHS Grampian by Healthcare Improvement Scotland and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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Rennie warns of SNP tartan tax plans

The SNP have been accused of seeking to increase tax for low and middle income earners with their demand for the devolution of the personal allowance.           

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Rennie calls for new childcare task force

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie MSP, has called for the creation of a new childcare taskforce so that Scotland stands ready to deliver bold plans for childcare when powers come following the Smith Commission.

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Rennie marks World AIDS day

Speaking on World AIDS Day, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has said that more needs to be done to tackle stigma around HIV and AIDs.

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Vow Max is good day for Scotland, home rule and Liberal Democrats

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie has today hailed the most significant transfer of powers to the Scottish Parliament since its creation as the “Vow Max”.

A bold new package on welfare and tax powers will see the creation of a new Scottish welfare system with some £2.5billion of powers for the Scottish Parliament.

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Rennie urges First Minister to set the agenda on mental health

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, Willie Rennie, has urged the new First Minister to set out a new agenda on mental health as she sets out her first Programme for Government tomorrow.

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NHS going backwards on SNP's watch

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP has slammed SNP mismanagement of Scotland’s health service after a series of new figures published today showed:

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