• Article: Nov 12, 2018

    Scottish Liberal Democrat Leader Willie Rennie has urged the Scottish Government to investigate the board at NHS Fife, headed by former Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick, after a string of high profile departures, citing the "real risk" to the delivery of healthcare at the board.

    Commenting, Willie Rennie said:

  • Article: Nov 12, 2018

    Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton will tomorrow call for the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill to raise the age to 14, arguing that 12 would still leave Scotland lagging behind international best practice.

    The age of criminal responsibility is set to rise from 8 to 12 under legislation currently progressing through the Scottish Parliament.

  • Article: Nov 12, 2018

    Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today called for the Scottish Government to clarify whether millions of pounds of grants awarded to Michelin, Dundee will be repaid if the company closes the plant as planned.

    Mr Rennie said:

    "Michelin have received generous grant awards from the Scottish Government's enterprise agency in recent years.

  • Article: Nov 12, 2018
    By Sal Brinton

    Across the Atlantic, Trump and his cronies are doing their very best to rewrite the definition of transgender out of existence. An agenda of social cleansing that feeds into his administration's insular and antagonistic narrative. We may like to think that Trump's views are in isolation, that his fear of difference does not seep to our shores, but it does.

  • Article: Nov 12, 2018

    Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie today demanded the Scottish Government in future tell the public when it has been duped after a firm was struck off the companies register just two years after being at the centre of a controversial Chinese deal signed by the First Minister.

    The company SINOFORTONE GROUP LTD was this week formally dissolved via a compulsory strike-off by the Registrar of Companies.

  • Article: Nov 9, 2018

    Jeremy Corbyn was asked "If you could stop Brexit, would you?"
    His response?
    "We can't stop it. The referendum took place. Article 50 has been triggered."

    But Brexit can be stopped through a People's Vote

    Vince Cable

    This demonstrates, if proof were needed, that Jeremy Corbyn is working hand in glove with the Conservatives to deliver their ideological Brexit.