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Ward 6 - Peterhead South and Cruden- Cllr Colin Simpson

Cllr Colin Simpson - Peterhead South and Cruden

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  • Article: Aug 15, 2022

    Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Alex Cole-Hamilton has today pressed the Scottish Government over its handling of mental health services, after the Scottish Police Authority warned that the provision of dedicated mental health professionals within police custody settings across Scotland is "inconsistent".

  • Article: Aug 15, 2022

    Commenting on this year's exam results, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Willie Rennie said:

    "Every pupil who has worked hard for these results deserves credit and congratulations especially as this has been a year of significant disruption. They have achieved much in difficult circumstances.

  • Article: Aug 15, 2022

    Responding to the National Day Nursery Associations' embargoed press release warning that half of Scottish nurseries still don't know funding rates for next week, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Willie Rennie said:

    "As private and voluntary nurseries are struggling to retain staff and provide a good quality service it's unacceptable that so many have still not been told how much they will receive from their councils.

  • Article: Aug 15, 2022

    Speaking as the Scottish and UK governments reach the deadline to submit written evidence to the Supreme Court, Scot Lib Dem leader Alex Cole-Hamilton said:

    "It's utterly depressing that as energy costs are forecast to hit record levels the Scottish Government's focus is on breaking up the UK.

    "The fact that they have spent almost £30,000 on external legal advice on top of all the hours of civil service time simply boggles the mind.

  • Article: Aug 15, 2022

    Scottish Liberal Democrat economy spokesperson Willie Rennie MSP has today condemned the Scottish Government for rushing the deal it made in 2016 with Dalzell steelworks, following a Scottish Liberal Democrat Freedom of Information request which showed the government admitting to the "rushed" deal between Tata and itself in a series of emails.