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Lanarkshire and Falkirk Liberal Democrats

  • Article: May 17, 2022

    Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP today called for action on the emergency care crisis from the SNP/Green Government after the latest figures show the number seen within the target 4 hours fell to 69.6%, well below the targeted 95%.

    Alex Cole-Hamilton also reiterated his call for an urgent inquiry into avoidable deaths linked to the crisis in emergency care.

  • Article: May 17, 2022

    Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today delivered his final message to the people of Scotland before polls open on Thursday 5th May, highlighting a new poll showing falling support for the SNP and Conservatives and urging voters to instead choose local champions who will stand up for communities across Scotland.

  • Article: May 17, 2022

    Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today hailed his party's big gains at the local elections as the party took 87 seats, up 20 from 2017 and more gains than any other opposition party.

    Lib Dem successes included:

    • Doubling the council group in Edinburgh from 6 to 12 and winning the popular vote in Edinburgh West including an astonishing three councillors in the Almond ward.
    • Increasing the number of councillors in Fife from 7 to 13 and winning the popular vote in North East Fife.
    • Increasing the number of councillors in the Highlands from 10 to 15 and winning the popular vote in Caithness, Sutherland & Easter Ross.
    • Trebling the council group in South Lanarkshire and doubling the council group in Dundee.
  • Article: May 17, 2022

    Just a day after the local election results were announced, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has joined victorious candidate Jack Caldwell and activists to meet constituents in the Leith Walk ward.

    Figures released by Edinburgh council today revealed that the party came second on first preference votes across the city with 20.5%, just 5.4% behind the SNP.

  • Article: May 17, 2022

    Liberal Democrat councillors have today ruled out any arrangement with the SNP in the running of Edinburgh Council.

    At last week's election, the Liberal Democrats emerged as the big winners in the Scottish capital, coming second in first preference votes cast and doubling their number of councillors, from 6 to 12. The party made gains across the city, including in new wards in Forth, Southside / Newington, and Leith Walk.

Our Campaigns:

Build a New High School for East Kilbride

Stop Mental Health Injustice

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