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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SNP Cuts Hit - Council Budget set for 2019-20

The SNP Scottish Government has forced a 1.5% cut on Edinburgh Council’s budget while its own funding has improved. This deliberate choice by the SNP shows the low priority they place on core local services. As a result, the Council’s SNP/Labour administration has proposed cuts to the 2019/20 bud...

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Winter 2018 Council Group update

It's been a fantastic year for our Council group across Edinburgh. Have a look at what they've been up to in the last quarter of 2018.

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Council set to fail target on roads and pavement resurfacing

Shocking new figures obtained by the Liberal Democrats from Edinburgh City Council show that almost two thirds of this year’s road and pavement resurfacing projects are unlikely to be completed.        

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Summer 2018 Council Group update

It's been another busy few months for our Council group! Take a look at what they've been up to on behalf of Edinburgh residents:

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Spring 2018 Council Group update

Spring 2018 Council Group update

It's been a busy few months for our Councillors! Have a look at what they've been fighting for in the latest budget:

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Fixing the potholes – a Lib Dem priority

Fixing the potholes – a Lib Dem priority

Edinburgh City Council has suffered substantial budget cuts in the past five years, forced on it by the SNP Scottish Government, and further severe reductions are expected in future.   In a difficult financial climate, our priorities should be fixing basic services and supporting vulnerable people.

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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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