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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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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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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