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.

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We stand with Ukraine

Our twin city, Kyiv, needs our support. The Liberal Democrats are calling for the UK to lead a coordinated humanitarian response to Putin's war in Ukraine, with safe passage and support for Ukrainian refugees fleeing violence and persecution at the hands of Russian forces.

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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.

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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.

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Lib Dems fight to raise HMO licencing standards

At Thursday's Council meeting, Councillor Neil Ross got backing to improve HMO (Houses in Multiple Occupation) licence standards across Edinburgh.

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Lib Dems win vote to regulate amplified busking

Morningside Councillor Neil Ross got cross-party backing for his motion on ensuring residents and street performers can co-exist harmoniously in Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh Council backs Lib Dem plan on vehicle idling

Councillor Neil Ross' motion successfully passed at today's City of Edinburgh Council meeting.

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Cross Party Support for NHS Workers Bill from Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine

As the NHS faces winter pressure, Liberal Democrat MP Christine Jardine is bidding to grant migrants working in the NHS indefinite leave to remain in honour of their commitment during the pandemic.

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Lib Dems call for doubling of Warm Home Discount to prevent Edinburgh going cold this winter

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and Edinburgh Western MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton and Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey have today called on the UK Government to double the Warm Home Discount for existing recipients, granting £1.29m more for Edinburgh.

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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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