The latest news and press releases from the Edinburgh Liberal Democrats

Local updates from our Councillors, MSP and MP can be found on their respective pages.

Edinburgh-wide news


A local budget that stands up for Edinburgh

With a still difficult financial backdrop facing the city, Liberal Democrat councillors are presenting a fully costed budget plan that seeks to deliver on what our constituents tell us matter most.

25 Feb 2022

Edinburgh deserves a more ambitious Low Emission Zone

SNP and Labour councillors have again backed a city centre-only 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 goods vehicles, buses and coaches.

24 Jan 2022

Lib Dems push for more zebra crossings

At yesterday's City of Edinburgh Council meeting, Morningside Councillor Neil Ross persuaded the Council to improve pedestrian access across Edinburgh cost-effectively.

26 Nov 2021

News from Local Councillors, MSPs and MPs

Leith Walk

Traffic calming in Pilrig

This morning, the junction between Cambridge Avenue and Pilrig Street was re-closed and the 'No Entry' signs in Arthur Street were removed, closing the one-way system.

20 Feb 2023
Drum Brae / Gyle

Craigmount Roadworks continue

The resurfacing of roads in Craigmount has been continuing, with work started on Craigmount Avenue North and due soon on Craigmount Park.

17 Feb 2023

Scottish Government "leaving patients in pain"

Alex Cole-Hamilton has accused the Scottish Government of leaving “patients in pain”, as new figures show that the number of GPs working for Primary Care Out of Hours services had dropped by more than a fifth since 2019.

17 Feb 2023

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