Labour and SNP make cuts to frontline services in 2020/21 Council Budget

Labour and SNP make cuts to frontline services in 2020/21 Council Budget

The Council has set its budget for 2020/21 and once again is having to find millions of pounds of cuts and savings because the SNP Scottish Government is refusing to fund local councils properly. Liberal Democrats make serious proposals that would have avoided many of the cuts, but they were reje...

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Fixing Edinburgh's roads and pavements

Fixing Edinburgh's roads and pavements

Residents regularly tell Liberal Democrats across the city that Edinburgh’s roads and pavements are their number one spending priority.  That’s why our councillors included an additional £5m for roads and pavements in our 2020/21 Council budget proposals.   

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Major cuts to community policing

Major cuts to community policing

In their budget this year the SNP/Labour run city council cut all their funding for local community policing.  The Liberal Democrat group proposed a budget that would have avoided the need for such a cut.  

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A positive 2020 budget for Edinburgh

A positive 2020 budget for Edinburgh

The six-strong group of Edinburgh Liberal Democrat councillors are proposing a positive budget as an alternative to the SNP/Labour coalition's cut-laden proposal.

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General Election 2019 candidates

The pro-Scotland, pro-UK and pro-EU Scottish Liberal Democrats have fielded candidates in all five Edinburgh constituencies.

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Autumn 2019 Council group newsletter

Our Councillors across the city have been working hard and standing up for Edinburgh residents. Read more below about the work they've been doing on our behalf!

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Scottish Liberal Democrats have their best European Elections ever

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have had their best ever European Election results this May, electing Sheila Ritchie as MEP for Scotland. The result has shown the Lib Dems are now the biggest challenger to the SNP in Edinburgh.

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Spring 2019 Council Group update

It's been a busy few months for our Lib Dem Council group. Read what they've been up to for Edinburgh residents here: 

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Scottish LibDems choose their European Parliamentary candidates

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have unveiled their candidates for the 2019 European Parliament election, due on 23 May.  Party members chose the list of six candidates - three women and three men.  The list is headed by Sheila Ritchie, who is a partner in an Aberdeen law firm.  

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Local community activist Jack Caldwell standing in by-election

Experienced local community activist Jack Caldwell will be the Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for the upcoming City of Edinburgh Council by-election in Leith Walk (Ward 12).

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About us: Edinburgh Liberal Democrats

The Scottish Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no-one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity.

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