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Lanarkshire and Falkirk Liberal Democrats

  • Article: Jul 27, 2021

    Far North MP Jamie Stone has today urged tourists to "act with caution" after new analysis revealed that the Highlands have seen a 1000% increase in covid cases in the past six weeks.

    Analysis by The Herald, reveals that the month of June recorded a fifth of NHS Highland's total number of cases since the start of the pandemic. During the June 10 - June 22 week the following covid cases have been recorded

  • Article: Jul 27, 2021

    Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton has today said that ministers must hit the phones and ensure that everyone who has not yet had a vaccine receives a phone call to offer an appointment and win over any waverers.

    His proposals come after days of discussion of figures showing lower uptakes for vaccines among the younger age groups.

  • Article: Jul 23, 2021

    Scottish Liberal Democrat interim leader Alistair Carmichael has today highlighted new figures released by the House of Lords European Affairs Committee which reveal that only 2% of all applications for the EU Settlement Scheme were from people aged over 65, reigniting new concerns on the current status of EU nationals living in the UK.

  • Article: Jul 23, 2021

    Responding to the First Minister's announcement on self-isolation rules, Willie Rennie MSP said:

    "I have been calling for something similar for some weeks as the risk of staff absence because of self-isolation is threatening to collapse essential public services like hospitals, GP surgeries and home care. That would have a significant impact on the health of people across the country.

  • Article: Jul 22, 2021

    Scottish Liberal Democrat interim leader Alistair Carmichael MP has today said the First Minister needs to introduce a test and release system for workers after British supermarkets warned that some products were in short supply and petrol stations had been forced to close.

    Mr Carmichael said:

    "Supermarkets are warning that supply chains are struggling and staff are not available to get produce onto shelves because so many workers are self-isolating.

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