Full steam ahead on reopening railways

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have today said it should be “full steam ahead” on plans to reopen railway lines across Scotland, and Deeside and Peterhead could be among those that gets the green light.

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Free childcare for all 2-year-olds promised for local families

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have announced proposals to extend free early learning and childcare (ELC), close the poverty-related attainment gap, and help parents who want to return to work.

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Exponential rise in youth unemployment shows why recovery must be put first

The number of people aged between 18 and 24 now claiming unemployment related benefits in Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City has more than doubled over the past year. From 1,385 to 2,985, a rise of 115%. Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for the North East, Rosemary Bruce, has said the exponential...

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Remarkable carers deserve better support, Lib Dems say

Carers must be better recognised in the next Scottish Parliament with guaranteed respite support and a renewed 2016 Carer's Act to learn the lessons of the pandemic, the Scottish Liberal Democrats have said.

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Radical steps needed to cut fuel bills, Lib Dem warns

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have announced plans to cut energy bills and tackle fuel poverty by declaring home insulation a national strategic priority, doubling fuel poverty budgets and increasing incentives for all homes.

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Scottish LibScottish Liberal Democrats Propose Tax Cuts to Save the High Street

Scottish LibScottish Liberal Democrats Propose Tax Cuts to Save the High Street

North East candidate Rosemary Bruce and the Scottish Liberal Democrats have announced their bold plans to shake up the business rates system and to lower the tax burden for smaller businesses struggling to compete with bigger online competitors.

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