Boris Johnson has been urged to negotiate an adjustment period into any final trade agreement with the European Union to provide “breathing space” of up to six months for businesses.
NHS staff and key workers who have died during the nation’s struggle against coronavirus should be given their own memorial marking their sacrifice, the Liberal Democrat leader has said.
Education must be at the heart of Scotland’s recovery from coronavirus, Willie Rennie has insisted, as he told how the country needs hope and unity after a “decade of division”.
Liberal Democrats have backed “transformative” plans for Scotland’s education system, which could see schools ditch P1 and P2 classes in favour of a kindergarten model.
Education must be placed at the heart of Scotland’s recovery from Covid-19, Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie is to say.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie is “very optimistic” his party can make gains at next year’s Holyrood elections by offering Scots an alternative to the “chaos” offered by Boris Johnson and independence.
Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey will insist his party’s plans for a federal UK will create a “genuine partnership of nations and regions” and offer an alternative to the SNP and the “distraction” of independence.
Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey has insisted his party can offer voters a “more attractive proposition” than the SNP to Scots who want to get rid of the “shockingly incompetent” Boris Johnson.
The SNP recorded a deficit of more than £318,000 last year after splashing out £1.4 million on Boris Johnson’s December snap election and the Shetland by-election.
Scotland’s prisons are “fit to burst” with activity levels for inmates plummeting, the Liberal Democrats have said.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is under fresh pressure to extend the furlough scheme as pubs and restaurants in coronavirus hotspots look set to face new restrictions.
Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey accused the Government of “unbelievable incompetence” in handling coronavirus, and issued a plea for cross-party talks to resolve the crisis in social care.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has vowed his MSPs will oppose any bid to hold a second independence vote over the next Holyrood term.
Restrictions on travellers entering Ireland are likely to remain in place until the middle of next year, the Irish premier has said.
Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey will pledge to be the voice of the UK’s nine million carers in a deeply personal speech to his party’s annual conference.
The Liberal Democrats will back Britain rejoining the European Union at an “appropriate future date” subject to public approval, the party has resolved.
Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey has said his party is “not strong” and must seek to rebuild itself.
A federal United Kingdom could be a “constructive third way” between calls for independence and a “centralising” Westminster government, a Scottish Liberal Democrat MP has said.
The rising Covid-19 problem at universities has been made worse by the Government’s “incompetence” over A-level results, the leader of the Liberal Democrats has said.
The Liberal Democrats have announced the party's candidate for a north-east seat at next year's Scottish Parliament election.
The Liberal Democrats can regain credibility and relevance by listening to people’s concerns during the coronavirus pandemic and not focusing on “distractions” such as Brexit and Scottish independence, Sir Ed Davey has said.
The new leader of the Liberal Democrats Sir Ed Davey said he will be “mucking in” with workers at Fife Zoo during his first visit to Scotland since his election.
Battered at the polls, the new leader of the Liberal Democrats began the party’s long road back to Number 10 in a fish and chip shop on Friday.
Incoming Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey will be a "great asset" to the party north of the border, Willie Rennie has said.
Westminster should follow Holyrood's lead in allowing elected representatives to vote remotely, Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has said.
Communications giant BT has been urged to "invest in the city" amid fears more than 100 jobs could go in Aberdeen.
A council leader has warned the cost of a number of major development projects in the city is set to rise because of coronavirus.
The Scottish Liberal Democrats have demanded massive investment in carbon capture technology in the north-east as part of a national plan for a green recovery.
The depute provost of Aberdeen has claimed she suffered mental health problems as a result of the way she was treated by opposition councillors.
The Conservative Party spent more than any other party on Facebook and Instagram adverts in the run-up to last week’s General Election, analysis by the PA news agency has found.