Category Archives: Independence

Willie Rennie talks about domestic abuse and Bill Walker, Yes Scotland supporter tweets he has a "face you just want to hit with a shovel"

Willie Rennie went on Channel 4 News to talk about why he wants to see convicted violent abuser Bill Walker MSP (TM Better Nation) out of the Parliament. He talked about how he wanted to see a recall law to … Continue reading

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Herald reveals SNP’s savage Police cuts

When I was on Brian Taylor’s Big Debate on Friday, one of the questions was on the 3000 civilian jobs expected to go after the creation of the single police force. My answer was that it was hardly responsible government … Continue reading

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Let’s not miss the point on Trident

Today’s Telegraph reports that a new Government contract for nuclear reactors in submarines brings the renewal of Trident a lot closer and creates a rift with the Liberal Democrats.Well, I’m glad that they recognise our point of view on this, … Continue reading

Posted in Independence, Liberal Democrat Voice, Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, Nick Harvey, nuclear weapons, Scotland, SNP, Theresa May, Trident | 5 Comments

Willie Rennie: We need Scottish Water funds now

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has asked John Swinney to pick up the phone and talk to Danny Alexander about releasing funds in Scottish Water to create jobs and investment in Scotland. In the 2011 Holyrood election, Jeremy Purvis … Continue reading

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John Swinney jumps the gun with new tax quango

“Everything the SNP does is a stepping stone towards independence”. These were the words of the former leader of the SNP’s councillors in Glasgow, Allison Hunter, during the disastrous election campaign  which saw her group fail to form the administration. … Continue reading

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"It is not normal to break up a modern successful country in order to be small"

So said Willie Rennie in the debate on Scotland’s future yesterday. The Holyrood Parliament was discussing the  following motion: That the Parliament agrees that Scotland should be an independent country; sees it as the responsibility of this generation to hand … Continue reading

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