Cole-Hamilton: Justice Secretary must explain misleading evidence to health committee

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton has today called on the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Humza Yousaf to make an urgent statement to Parliament to explain why he appeared to mislead the Parliament’s health committee.

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Stone sets up cross-party group for Parliamentarians to support #ExcludedUK

Liberal Democrat MP for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, Jamie Stone, has set up an All Parliamentary Party Group (APPG) with NGO, ExcludedUK, to support the 3 million people who have been excluded from Government Covid-19 schemes.

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Rennie: 5 year wait for M9 crash FAI "unforgivable"

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today marked half a decade since the tragic M9  crash in which John Yuill and Lamara Bell died, and criticised “glacial and agonising” delays which mean that a fatal accident inquiry has still not taken place into the crash and the police's failure to respond for 3 days. 

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Scotland needs a national mask distribution program

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today called for the Scottish Government to work with transport bosses and local authorities to make face coverings and hand sanitiser available across the country.

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SNP MP undermines Lord Advocate over independence advice

Responding to comments from Kenny MacAskill in which he questioned why the Lord Advocate was not supportive of a legal challenge to test the legality of another independence referendum, Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP said:

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Lib Dems appeal to Scottish Government to make sure R100 isn’t “another lost promise”

A group of Liberal Democrat Highlands and Islands MPs and MSPs have written a joint letter to express their “increasing concern” at the reported threat to the R100 programme for superfast broadband in the Highlands and Islands.

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Government must not abandon Hong Kong youth

Following Dominic Raab's statement that China has broken the Joint Declaration by imposing the new 'security law' on Hong Kong, and that the UK govt will now be offering a path to citizenship for BNO status holders, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs Spokesperson and Chair of the APPG on Hong Kong Alistair Carmichael said:

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Lib Dems demand rapid inquiry in preparation for second wave

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has renewed his calls for ministers to initiate a rapid forward looking inquiry into Scotland’s preparedness for a second wave of Covid-19.

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Rennie: Scotland's governments must stop squabbling over the border and focus on the virus

Responding to the news that the Scottish Government has identified a cross-border cluster outbreak of Covid-19 in Dumfries and Galloway, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP said:

“Our two governments need to rise above the squabbling over cross border virus controls as the families who have lost people to the virus will be looking on with disgust at the politicking. 

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Education Secretary must put plan in place for testing and tracing in schools

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Beatrice Wishart MSP has today called on the Education Secretary to set out what measures will be taken to prevent outbreaks of COVID-19 spreading in schools and to reassure teachers about what will happen if there is a confirmed or probable case.

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