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Recent News from Dundee Lib Dems, the Scottish Liberal Democrats and the UK Liberal Democrats

  • Article: Nov 12, 2019

    Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today said that the Lib Dems are gaining ground in the Highlands with their campaign to end the constitutional division by stopping Brexit and stopping independence.

    As he campaigned in Newtonmore and Fort William, Willie Rennie said the SNP are worried about the rise of the Liberal Democrats because the the party are offering a brighter future in contrast with the SNPs campaign for another divisive independence.

  • Article: Nov 12, 2019

    Working hard should mean secure work and a decent income, but for too many people that's not the case. In an ever changing workplace, people often need to develop new skills, but the cost of courses and qualifications shuts too many people out.

    Neither the Conservatives or Labour have the answers to these challenges. They are stuck pursuing 20th-century policies that simply won't work in our 21st-century economy. They would take our country backwards.

  • Article: Nov 11, 2019

    Responding to comments from the SNP over their exclusion from the Sky News leaders debate, Scottish Liberal Democrat general election chair Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

    "Jo Swinson has made a positive case to broadcasters for why she should be in every TV debate, as the leader of the strongest remain party across the whole country. It is up to the SNP to do the same.

  • Article: Nov 11, 2019

    Responding to confirmation that the Brexit party will not contest seats held by Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, general election campaign chair Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP said:

    "Nigel Farage standing down shows the Conservatives and the Brexit party are now one and the same. Johnson's hard right Brexit takeover of the Tory party has now been endorsed by both Trump and Farage.

  • Article: Nov 11, 2019

    Following a campaign visit to Borders College in Galashiels today, Scottish Liberal Democrat Leader Willie Rennie unveiled his party's five point plan to build a brighter future for Scotland by investing in public services, tackling the climate crisis and putting a stop to Brexit and the threat of independence.

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    Article: Nov 11, 2019
    By Liberal Democrats

    A lot of people have noticed something in our online ads… something about "skills wallets".

    So what is a "Skills Wallet"?

    It's a major, new, innovative policy and a key part of our Plan for the Future.

    A Liberal Democrat government will provide every adult with £10,000 to spend on education and training throughout your lives. This "Skills Wallet" is meant to give every person the opportunity to retrain and upskill for jobs that we can't even imagine yet.

  • Article: Nov 10, 2019
    By Luciana Berger

    Hard-working doctors and nurses from the EU are fundamental to the NHS. We all have loved ones whose lives have been saved through their skill and dedication.

    But today, the full extent of the Tories' contempt for our dedicated doctors and nurses was revealed.

    Even though the NHS is critically understaffed, the Tories have revealed that part of their nightmarish Brexit plan is to charge EU nurses and doctors £464 to come to the UK to save lives.

  • Article: Nov 9, 2019

    For too many people, things are not working as they should.

    Families are working harder than ever, but far too many are struggling to get by.

    The Conservatives and Labour are taking our country backwards. Their plans don't meet the demands of modern life.

    But the Liberal Democrats have a bold plan to build a brighter future. We want to create a fairer economy where it's easier to be a parent, have a career, and provide for your family.