News

All the latest news from the Highland and Scottish Liberal Democrats, Jamie Stone MP and Highlands Westminster Candidate, Angus MacDonald.

Angus MacDonald

Threat from ticks

Scotland is banning the use of the only spray that can control bracken, Asulox, whereas England will continue to allow it. Bracken harbours ticks which carry Lyme’s disease.

AMD
4 Jul 2023
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Angus MacDonald

Corran Ferry, electric proposal

There was only one Corran proposal on the table at the Highland Council meeting on the 11th May 2023, and all us local Cllrs supported it. It was for the maximum £50 million bid to the Westminster Levelling Up Fund.

AMD
4 Jul 2023
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Angus MacDonald

A Rum deal

A gorgeous castle on a Hebridean island with a world class sea view and a decent skelp of land for sale at possibly as little as a £1. Tempted?

AMD
4 Jul 2023
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Scottish News

Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP

Cole-Hamilton: No one should have to wait 12 hours at A&E

Responding to new figures showing only 65.4% of people attending A&E were seen within the 4 hour target in the week ending 24th March, while 1,344 people waited over 12 hours, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader and health spokesperson Alex Cole-Hamilton sai

2 Apr 2024
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Willie Rennie MSP

Rennie: Ministers' fingerprints all over Tydeman sacking

Speaking in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon during an urgent question, where he uncovered that the Cabinet Secretary knew that the contract of the outgoing Chief Executive at Ferguson Marine could be terminated a month before it happened, and that

27 Mar 2024
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UK News

Photo shows a person's clenched fists, they are wearing a grey jacket.
Human Rights

Protecting Human Rights

We will continue to protect the rights of vulnerable people in the UK and around the world against these deplorable Conservative attacks.

LM
26 Sep 2023
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Scotland

Wendy Chamberlain Keynote Speech

In her speech, Wendy called for taxpayer-funded handouts for disgraced former ministers to be scrapped, as analysis reveals £530,000 was paid out in ministerial severance payments over the past year.

WC
25 Sep 2023
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People fleeing Irpin, Ukraine in March 2022
International Affairs

Standing Strong with Ukraine

The Liberal Democrats are steadfast in our commitment to supporting Ukraine, isolating Russia, and upholding the values of justice and accountability. We stand with President Zelensky and the Ukrainian people.

LM
25 Sep 2023
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