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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Scot Gov shelves Edinburgh Airport Covid19 testing plans

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Edinburgh Western, Alex Cole-Hamilton, responds to an article in the Scotsman today that revealed the Government quietly ditched plans to have Covid-19 testing at Edinburgh airport.

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Brexit is bad, Independence would be much worse

Lib Dem Lothian candidate and human rights lawyer Fred Mackintosh QC discusses the choices facing pro-EU voters in May’s Scottish Parliament elections.

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Cole-Hamilton: We want to see people thrive and not wonder whether they’ll be able to buy their children their next meal

Scottish Lib Dem health spokesperson and Edinburgh Western candidate Alex Cole-Hamilton, who worked for more than a decade in the third sector on child welfare has highlighted "truly shocking" figures which show that child poverty in Scotland was on the rise even before the pandemic broke out.

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And We’re Off: Elect more Liberal Democrats and Put Recovery First

Campaigning in Scotand’s 2021 parliamentary elections is underway, with voters going to the polls on May 6. The Edinburgh area is crucial to our hopes of lifting our number of MSPs, putting recovery first and ending the SNP’s unhealthy dominance of Scottish politics.

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Lib Dems unveil “astonishing level of failure” on Edinburgh road and pavement repairs

New figures on pavement and road repairs across Edinburgh have unveiled “an astonishing level of failure”, the Liberal Democrats have said.

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Scottish Liberal Democrats secure over £8.4 million for the City of Edinburgh

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP for Edinburgh Western, Alex Cole-Hamilton has today welcomed additional funding secured by the Scottish Liberal Democrats in this year's Scottish budget.

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