SNP play park promise “could take 48 years to deliver”

New information published by the Liberal Democrats has shown it could take as long as 48 years to deliver the SNP’s promise to renew all play parks in Edinburgh.

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Lib Dem Councillors win key environment votes

The Edinburgh Lib Dem Council group had three motions unaimously passed at the City Chambers on Thursday 26th August.

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Congratulations to new Scottish Lib Dems leader: Alex Cole-Hamilton

The Edinburgh Western MSP becomes party leader after a decade of service from Willie Rennie.

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New figures show Edinburgh streets ‘dirty and getting dirtier’

New figures obtained by the Liberal Democrats have shown that streets across Edinburgh are dirtier and more littered than four years ago. Amongst the City’s worst areas include the Edinburgh Council Leader’s own ward of Leith.

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‘Pitiful’ to blame COVID for falling Edinburgh recycling rates, say Lib Dems

Excuses for the declining rates of recycling in Edinburgh have been blasted as ‘pitiful’ by the Liberal Democrats, after the SNP Council Leader blamed the fall on COVID.

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Prospects looking better for Edinburgh Eye Hospital

Edinburgh Western MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton is welcoming an update this afternoon from the Scottish Government on plans for a replacement to the Princess Alexandra eye hospital.

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Lib Dem Councillors call for ambitious ‘Low Emission Zone’

Last week, SNP and Labour councillors backed a city centre Low Emission Zone (LEZ) that could push more polluting traffic to other parts of the City, while Lib Dems call for an Edinburgh-wide LEZ covering buses, coaches and goods vehicles.

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Cole-Hamilton calls for walk in centres as Edinburgh case rate doubles

Edinburgh Western MSP calls for action as the Covid-19 case rate in Edinburgh has increased from 65.9 to 134.3 per 100,000.

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Lib Dems call for Edinburgh core services investment

Morningside Councillor and Finance Spokesperson Neil Ross has called for proper investment in local services at today's full Edinburgh Council meeting, including pavement repairs, support for carers, community groups and decarbonisation.

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Business rates shake-up urgently needed to revive Edinburgh’s local shops and communities

Edinburgh's high streets need a post-pandemic boost.

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