Fairness for Edinburgh's university students

Everyone knew that the new university term was going to be the biggest movement of people since the virus started.

Students have been treated in a shabby way and let down. The Scottish Government must take immediate steps to tackle the problem. They need to keep people safe.

Read more

Ed Davey: A fairer, greener, more caring country

Ed Davey is the new leader of the Liberal Democrats and he’s ready to spearhead the fight against this heartless and incompetent Conservative Government.

Read more

Social Care Survey 2020: Your views wanted

The Scottish Liberal Democrats pioneered the policy of free personal and nursing care for the elderly in Scotland and recognise that we need to plan now for a fair, affordable and sustainable social care policy for the future.

Read more

Council plan for schools “risks failing pupils and working parents” warn Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat councillors have warned that plans from Edinburgh Council for city schools from August “risks failing pupils and working parents”.

Last week, education officials announced a plan which would see only 33% in-school learning for pupils when they return on Wednesday 12 August. Specific details have yet to be finalised but could see pupils in classrooms for as little as one day in a particular week.

 

Read more

Re-open Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo have signalled that if they can't reopen by the end of June they will face possible closure. They are ready to open safely, they just need the Government to allow them to do so.

Read more

Labour and SNP make cuts to frontline services in 2020/21 Council Budget

The Council has set its budget for 2020/21 and once again is having to find millions of pounds of cuts and savings because the SNP Scottish Government is refusing to fund local councils properly. Liberal Democrats make serious proposals that would have avoided many of the cuts, but they were rejected by the SNP and Labour administration.

 

Read more

Fixing Edinburgh's roads and pavements

Residents regularly tell Liberal Democrats across the city that Edinburgh’s roads and pavements are their number one spending priority.  That’s why our councillors included an additional £5m for roads and pavements in our 2020/21 Council budget proposals. 

 

Read more

Major cuts to community policing

In their budget this year the SNP/Labour run city council cut all their funding for local community policing.  The Liberal Democrat group proposed a budget that would have avoided the need for such a cut.

 

Read more

A positive 2020 budget for Edinburgh

The six-strong group of Edinburgh Liberal Democrat councillors are proposing a positive budget as an alternative to the SNP/Labour coalition's cut-laden proposal.

Read more

General Election 2019 candidates

The pro-Scotland, pro-UK and pro-EU Scottish Liberal Democrats have fielded candidates in all five Edinburgh constituencies.

Read more

Sign in with Facebook, Twitter or Email.