Scott: Farmers need transparency on LFASS payment timetable

Scottish Liberal Democrat rural affairs spokesman Tavish Scott MSP has called on Richard Lochhead come clean on any delays he expects to payments made under the Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme (LFASS).

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McInnes welcomes Government's change of tack on legal aid provision

Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokeswoman Alison McInnes MSP has welcomed the decision of the Scottish Government to ensure legal aid is available to victims of crime so they can be represented when their confidential records are sought by defence lawyers.

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McArthur: Penny for education would repair our colleges

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesman Liam McArthur MSP has today questioned how the lack of vital college bursaries in Scotland will help widen access to further education. 

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Tim Farron's speech to spring conference

Speech from Tim Farron MP to Scottish Liberal Democrat spring conference:

 

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Rennie: Lib Dems will reflect values of equality and opportunity

The leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie MSP has said that with the passing of a motion to promote diversity amongst parliamentary candidates and elected representatives, the Liberal Democrats will now reflect the society they seek to represent.

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Willie Rennie's Speech to Spring Conference

Speech from Willie Rennie MSP, leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, to Scottish Liberal Democrat spring conference:

 

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Scotland's budget: the story so far

Yesterday the SNP Government brought their 2016/17 budget back to Holyrood for debate.

The Scottish Parliament has always debated how we spend money in Scotland. This year, for the first time, MSPs had to consider how we raise money too.

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Hume: New budget will fail to solve crisis in GP services

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Jim Hume MSP has warned that the crisis in primary care looks set to continue, as today’s budget fails to allocate much-needed resources to GP services.

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Fit for the future

Our latest video features people from different parts of Scotland talking about their experience of parenting, the challenges they face and their hopes for their children’s futures.

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Hume: Psychological therapy waiting times are an embarrassment for Scotland

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesman Jim Hume MSP has said figures published today that show hundreds of people have to wait over a year for psychological therapies are an embarrassment for Scotland.

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