A lack of job opportunities in the rural north is being blamed for forcing graduates away from the region.
Scottish Liberal Democrats
Scotland needs a business rates overhaul with extra help for smaller high street traders, the Lib Dems say.
The SNP could narrowly miss out on a majority at Holyrood due to voters choosing Alex Salmond's Alba Party, new polling suggests.
Alex Salmond’s Alba party threatens to cost the SNP its majority at Holyrood due to voters choosing it instead, a new poll suggests.
Alex Salmond threw the constitution back into the election campaign today but Holyrood’s political leaders had promises of their own to make.
Liberal Democrats are calling for sweeping reforms to be made to the way Holyrood operates – which could potentially see MSPs given the power to appoint Scotland’s most senior civil servant.
Support for independence is falling as voters face the “dreadful prospect” of the Alex Salmond, Nicola Sturgeon and the Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross all arguing about the constitution, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has insisted.
The Scottish Liberal Democrats have pledged to double the number of people training to be mental health counsellors.
Party leaders have outlined how they plan to support Aberdeen following the news the city may lose its last department store.
The leaders of Scottish Labour and the Scottish Liberal Democrats have rejected private attempts to form an alliance with the Tories, Douglas Ross has said.
The next Scottish Government is being urged to put mental health “first” amid concerns about the scale of self-harming.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross said "nothing is off the table" when it comes to his offer to work with pro-unionist parties in Scotland despite their refusal to do so.
The national outpouring of "anger and fear" among women and girls over the harassment and violence they face has prompted Scotland's main political parties to commit to action ahead of May's Holyrood election.
Willie Rennie has set out plans to guarantee a job for every teacher and a minimum starting salary of £30,000 as part of the Scottish Liberal Democrats' Holyrood election campaign launch.
The campaign for May’s Holyrood election has kicked off with party leaders making their pitches to voters.
A majority of people in Scotland would vote to remain in the union in an independence referendum, according to two new polls.
The upcoming Holyrood elections will be a “battle for the soul of the country”, a leading Liberal Democrat said, as he hit out at Nicola Sturgeon’s “entitled” SNP.
Increased investment and more staff are needed to help “fix” Scotland’s “overwhelmed mental health services for good”, according to the Liberal Democrats.
Absences among ambulance staff due to mental health problems have risen by more than 150% since 2017, new figures show.
Holyrood has voted to declare that Scotland is facing a “mental health crisis”, with opposition MSPs uniting to defeat the Government.
Holyrood will be asked to declare that Scotland is facing a mental health crisis, during a debate brought by the Scottish Liberal Democrats.
Having a warm home is a basic human right. Having to choose between heating your home or feeding your kids is a choice no one should ever be forced to make in this day and age.
The Scottish Parliament has voted narrowly to extend business rates relief for newspapers, despite the SNP opposing a Conservative motion calling for the support to continue into the next financial year.
Urgent action should be taken to employ supply teachers to provide extra catch-up support for pupils during the pandemic, the Scottish Liberal Democrats have said.
A changing of the guard is imminent at Holyrood with a total of 26 MSPs - about a fifth of the parliament - confirming they will not be seeking re-election next year.
The Scottish Government is being urged to establish a new development agency for the north-east to help the region’s transition to a post-oil future.