GPs raise concerns over travel to Edinburgh vaccination centres

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today said that ministers must join up the dots to fix holes in the vaccination program.

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Government must talk to Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Western MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton has called for support for the aviation industry and workers in his constituency after new figures from Edinburgh Airport revealed that it has seen the lowest number of passengers since 1995 in the last 12 months.

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Revealed: Over 150,000 Scottish operations lost to Covid

New analysis carried out by Edinburgh Western MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton and the Scottish Liberal Democrats shows that over 150,000 scheduled operations have been lost to the pandemic between March and December 2020.

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Lib Dems welcome Woodland Trust funding for Edinburgh tree-planting drive

Edinburgh has received a grant of nearly £300,000 from the Woodland Trust’s Emergency Tree Fund to help its tree-planting drive and become a Million Tree City by 2030. But more are needed if the capital is to become carbon neutral by 2030.

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Action needed to ensure public access to cash in Edinburgh and beyond

Regulators must act to stop the decline in ATMs and ensure public access to cash. A group of MPs, led by Liberal Democrat Jamie Stone, has written to the Payments Systems Regulator (PSR), asking it to review the fees paid by banks to ATM providers when their customers withdraw cash.

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Drugs policy reset long-overdue

After questioning the First Minister following a statement on drugs policy, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP commented:

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Cole-Hamilton presses government on Sick Kids delay

Edinburgh Western MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton questioned the Cabinet Secretary for Health today at Parliament about when we can expect the move in to the new Sick Kids Hospital to be completed. 

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Council set to fail on flagship 10,000 affordable homes promise

Edinburgh Council’s ruling SNP and Labour coalition is set to fail on its flagship house building promise, according to new figures compiled by the Liberal Democrats.

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Jardine Welcomes Supreme Court Ruling For Small Businesses

Edinburgh West MP, Christine Jardine, has welcomed the news that insurers will have to pay out on disputed coronavirus claims following a supreme court ruling.

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Scotland needs a dedicated vaccine minister

The UK is the first country to approve three vaccines to counter the virus but now faces a monumental deployment task.

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