Category Archives: Michael Moore

Go home poster vans still up in Glasgow despite the best efforts of Liberal Democrats

We know that Liberal Democrats within the Government have said that there will be no repetition of the Go Home poster vans which were sent to drive round certain boroughs in London. We also know that there will be no … Continue reading

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Rennie and Moore secure £35 million Bedroom Tax help

The arguments over the so-called Bedroom Tax have been rehearsed on this site on many occasions and it’s been in the news today, with the judgement that it does not discriminate against disabled people. The Department of Work and Pensions has separately … Continue reading

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Another day, another SNP fantasy…

Sometimes you wonder if anyone in the SNP actually does any work at all, or do they just sit around daydreaming about how wonderful life would be under independence? Today they announce their plans to get from a yes vote … Continue reading

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How can Commonwealth Games be inclusive if we ban seekers of sanctuary from helping at them?

We all know how the Games Makers were such an important part of last year’s triumphantly successful London Olympics. When Glasgow holds the Commonwealth Games next year, we would hope for a similar smash hit. Sadly, though, the recruitment process … Continue reading

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Mail’s Mike Moore Mea Culpa

I was interested by a profile in yesterday’s Sunday Mail (that’s the Scottish sister paper to the Daily Record, not the Fail on Sunday) of Liberal Democrat Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore. The picture in the online article … Continue reading

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In full: Michael Moore’s speech in full to Scottish Liberal Democrat Conference

Good speech from Mike on Saturday – a bit more fire towards the SNP than we normally get from him, which I liked. Also lots of positive reasons to stay in the Union and a “watch out, the Electoral Commission’s … Continue reading

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Childcare, Home Rule and Hardest Hit – my most anticipated events at Scottish Liberal Democrat conference

Tomorrow we Scottish Liberal Democrats hold our Autumn Conference. We’re going back to the Vine Venue in Dunfermline and have a really busy agenda. For me, the debate I’m most looking forward to is the one on affordable childcare, calling … Continue reading

Posted in Carolyn Roberts, child care, Equality, Hardest Hit, Ken Reid, Michael Moore, RNIB, SAMH, Scottish Liberal Democrat Conference, Willie Rennie | Leave a comment

The unsung hero of the Edinburgh Agreement

As I watched the events unfold in the Edinburgh sunshine today, as Alex Salmond and David Cameron signed the historic Agreement on the process for the Independence Referendum, my thoughts were with the man who actually put the leg work in on … Continue reading

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Michael Moore: It’s time to crack on and sort out the referendum details

Liberal Democrat Secretary of State for Scotland Mike Moore has used a speech to a business conference in Edinburgh to talk about the next steps in the preparation for the referendum on independence to be held by the Scottish Government. … Continue reading

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Michael Moore MP’s Westminster Notes – Scotland better off in Union

Michael Moore MP, Secretary of State for Scotland, writes a weekly column for newspapers in his Borders constituency. I have been publishing them on Liberal Democrat Voice. Here are the last two weeks’ columns in full. Special praise is due to … Continue reading

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