Category Archives: Jim Hume MSP

Jim Hume MSP launches consultation on measure to ban smoking in vehicles with children present

Liberal Democrat MSP for the South of Scotland Jim Hume this week launched a consultation on his Members’ Bill which would see smoking banned in vehicles where children are present. When I initially flagged this up on Liberal Democrat Voice a few weeks … Continue reading

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Banning smoking in cars where children are present: what do you think?

North of the Border, the war on smoking continues. Today, larger shops are no longer allowed to display cigarettes. Now, Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP and health spokesperson Jim Hume is introducing a Member’s Bill in the Scottish Parliament which will … Continue reading

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The Love Equally March in pictures #equalmarriage

Yesterday over a thousand people marched from the Edinburgh University down the Royal Mile to the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood to make the case for the law to be changed to equalise the marriage laws for same sex and heterosexual … Continue reading

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Irony of the day – the SNP and Greener Scotland

Well, I needed something to make me laugh today. Do the SNP not get how hypocritical it is to launch the Greener Scotland campaign, telling us all to get out our our cars and on our bikes, at the very … Continue reading

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Hume reveals heartbreaking homelessness statistics

I’ve long said that I want a Government to decide that it’s going to sort out housing. During my years working for Willie Rennie as his caseworker, by far the biggest tragedy I could see unfolding before me was housing. … Continue reading

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Braehead photo scandal – it’s not over yet as Police still don’t get it

So, the owners of Braehead Shopping Centre have been dragged kicking and screaming to sup from the Fountain of Common Sense. They finally and clearly reluctantly apologised to the appalling treatment their security guard meted out to Chris White who … Continue reading

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Rennie welcomes ex SNP councillor back to Lib Dems

Good news this lunchtime for the Renfrewshire Liberal Democrat Council Group. Cllr Mike Dillon, who joined the SNP Group in May has reconsidered and come back to us. Here he is with Willie today. Mike has clearly seen that the … Continue reading

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>Lib Dem Jim Hume campaigns against Dovesdale Incinerator

>A long, long time ago, I had a boyfriend who lived in a tranquil corner of rural Lanarkshire, near Strathaven, so I spent a bit of time in the area. I’m not very pleased to hear that a whopping big … Continue reading

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