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Lanarkshire and Falkirk Liberal Democrats

  • Article: Sep 15, 2021

    Commenting on the Government cut to Universal Credit ahead of this afternoon's debate in Parliament, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Work and Pensions Wendy Chamberlain said:

    "The decision to rip support from millions of families across the country shows how completely out of touch the Prime Minister really is.

  • Article: Sep 15, 2021

    Shetland MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat, Beatrice Wishart has chaired the first meeting of the Cross Party Group (CPG) on Mental Health where it was agreed to hold an inquiry into the impact of Covid-19 on Mental Health.

    Ms Wishart is a co-convener of the group which is made up of stakeholders and politicians across a range of political persuasions represented in Holyrood. She shares the convenorship with MSPs Oliver Mundell (Conservative) and Emma Harper (SNP).

  • Article: Sep 15, 2021

    Responding to Health Secretary Humza Yousaf urging Scots to think twice before calling 999 for an ambulance, and warning that the NHS is facing an "extraordinarily difficult winter", Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

    "Humza Yousaf is proving a reckless Health Secretary. Encouraging people not to seek treatment is a huge gamble.

  • Article: Sep 15, 2021

    Scottish Liberal Democrat finance spokesperson John Ferry has today called for proper safeguards to be put in place to ensure that the Government correctly identify what is and isn't Covid-spending, as a new briefing 'Tracking the impact of Covid-19 on Scotland's public finances' published by Audit Scotland warned that "transparency around what is classed as Covid-19 spending across government portfolios remains challenging in a fast-moving and unpredictable environment"

  • Article: Sep 14, 2021

    Responding to reports that new CalMac Islay ferries will not be built in Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrat economy spokesperson Willie Rennie said:

    "It is a damning indictment of the Scottish Government's utter failure to secure high tech, high wage jobs that there is no shipyard in Scotland on this shortlist.

Our Campaigns:

Build a New High School for East Kilbride

Stop Mental Health Injustice

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