Low Emission Zone Proposals

The SNP/Labour plan for Edinburgh’s Low-Emission Zone (“LEZ”) has been revealed. The plan proposes a City Centre LEZ for high polluting vehicles.

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Over-amplification of Street Entertainment

Liberal Democrat councillors have proposed a motion backed at the recent meeting of the full council concerning amplified busking.

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Rising Bike Thefts in City Centre

Figures from Police Scotland have revealed that Edinburgh City Centre had the 2nd highest number of reported bike thefts in Scottish council wards in 2020/21, with fewer than 1 in 10 thefts being solved.

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HMO Licensing Standards

Liberal Democrats councillors have secured backing for their proposal to improve licence standards for HMOs (Houses in Multiple Occupancy) across Edinburgh.

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Short-Term Lets Consultation

A consultation on whether Edinburgh should be designated as a Short-Term let control area has been launched.

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Christmas Markets 2021

The operator of Edinburgh’s Christmas Markets, Underbelly, have announced their plans for the upcoming festival.

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Roads, Paths and Pavements

Information obtained by Lib Dem councillors at March's Council meeting shows that only 2 of 53 pavements prioritised for resurfacing will be completed as planned in Edinburgh.

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Demands to halt Bin Hub plans

Liberal Democrats have called for a halt to proposals for communal bin hubs throughout the City Centre.

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Rosebery House Redevelopment Proposal

A planning application for the redevelopment of Rosebery House on Haymarket Terrace has met with overwhelming opposition from residents.

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New City Centre Ward Champion Selected

Scottish Liberal Democrat members in the Edinburgh City Centre ward have selected Andy Foxall to be their new ward champion.

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