After a month of delay the news is finally in that the Labour and the SNP have signed a coalition deal to run Edinburgh City Council.
City Lib Dem Group Leader Dobbie Aldridge said, "This deal could have been signed weeks ago. However, Labour's dilly-dallying and indecision left the city facing weeks of uncertainty.
Edinburgh Liberal Democrats are celebrating a successful General Election in the city with the news that Christine Jardine has been elected as the new Member of Parliament for Edinburgh West with a majority of 2988 over the SNP.
Liberal Democrats in Edinburgh are on the rise again and intent on winning more seats in the council elections. Liberal Democrats swept to victory in the Scottish Parliament elections in Edinburgh Western against the pundits’ predictions and people are recognising that our hard work, enthusiasm and common sense approach to politics are needed more than ever.
Underpinning all of our work is a commitment to make a real difference in the communities we represent: listening, offering feedback and keeping in touch with local people all year round and campaigning on issues which are important to the community.
Edinburgh is an international European city that benefits from our strong ties to the rest of the UK. Edinburgh Liberal Democrats are urging voters to use their first preference vote on Thursday 4th May to take a stand against Independence and against a hard Brexit.