I'm tired of waiting, so I'm taking action on gender balance

I’m frustrated at the lack of progress we have made as a Party towards gender balance.

On Saturday I met with Scottish Liberal Democrat Women to outline my plan and the role I'm going to take in order to tackle this head on.

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Lib Dems repeat calls for independent review as policing bodies face "crisis of confidence"

Scottish Liberal Democrats have repeated their calls for an independent review of  policing bodies Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Authority.

 

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Out of sight – out of mind? Why the SNP need to get serious on mental health.

This week I published figures which showed over 4,000 patients have been sent for mental health treatment outside of their health board area in the past five years.

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Must try harder.

Must try harder. That's our verdict on the SNP's record on Education.

After 8 years in Government, education is getting worse in Scotland. Class sizes are going up, teacher numbers are falling, literacy levels are falling & educational attainment just isn't good enough.

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Hume raises warning flag over projected cancer rise

Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Jim Hume MSP raised a warning flag today about a potential crisis and overwhelming of the healthcare system in detecting and treating cancer within the next ten years.

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Hume blasts SNP dig at junior doctors over fall against A&E waiting times performance

Scottish Liberal Democrats have blasted attempts by the SNP Government to blame junior doctors for a slip in performance against A&E waiting times.

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McArthur: Time is running out for education action by the SNP

Scottish Liberal Democrats have repeated calls to the Scottish Government to expand early years provision and to widen the distribution of an attainment fund throughout Scotland in a bid to close the attainment gap.

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McInnes praises further debate on so-called consensual stop and search

Scottish Liberal Democrats have welcomed a submission from ASPS, a staff association for senior officers, to the Scottish Government Advisory Group on Stop and Search.

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Rennie urges support for Longannet workers

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife Willie Rennie MSP has urged the Scottish Government and Fife Council to do all that they can to assist workers of Longannet Power station.

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Why we need transparency over T in the Park state aid

I have written to the First Minister to urge her to investigate whether SNP ministers broke the ministerial code over a state aid deal for T in the Park.

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