Lib Dems persuade Edinburgh Councillors to back firework controls

Edinburgh councillors have unanimously backed a Liberal Democrat motion in favour of further restrictions on the sale and use of fireworks to in a bid to tackle the ‘misery’ being created in Edinburgh communities by firework misuse.    

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Results in from the Edinburgh Liberal Democrats social care survey

In August and September Edinburgh Liberal Democrats carried out an online survey of the views and experiences that local people have of social care both at home and in nursing homes.  83% of respondents think the Scottish Government could have done more to protect care home residents in Edinburgh...

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Edinburgh Lib Dem candidates talk health, environment & cooperation

Edinburgh Lib Dem candidates talk health, environment & cooperation

The Scottish Lib Dems' Spring 2020 Political Party Broadcast is out and features 3 of our 6 Edinburgh candidates in the 2021 Scottish Parliament elections talking about what matters to them. Watch the video on YouTube (2m 40s).

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Fairness for Edinburgh's university students

Fairness for Edinburgh's university students

Everyone knew that the new university term was going to be the biggest movement of people since the virus started. Students have been treated in a shabby way and let down. The Scottish Government must take immediate steps to tackle the problem. They need to keep people safe.

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Ed Davey: A fairer, greener, more caring country

Ed Davey: A fairer, greener, more caring country

Ed Davey is the new leader of the Liberal Democrats and he’s ready to spearhead the fight against this heartless and incompetent Conservative Government.  

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Social Care Survey 2020: Your views wanted

Social Care Survey 2020: Your views wanted

The Scottish Liberal Democrats pioneered the policy of free personal and nursing care for the elderly in Scotland and recognise that we need to plan now for a fair, affordable and sustainable social care policy for the future.

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Council plan for schools “risks failing pupils and working parents” warn Lib Dems

Council plan for schools “risks failing pupils and working parents” warn Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat councillors have warned that plans from Edinburgh Council for city schools from August “risks failing pupils and working parents”. Last week, education officials announced a plan which would see only 33% in-school learning for pupils when they return on Wednesday 12 August. Speci...

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Re-open Edinburgh Zoo

Re-open Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo have signalled that if they can't reopen by the end of June they will face possible closure. They are ready to open safely, they just need the Government to allow them to do so.

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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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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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