Category Archives: Tavish Scott

Tavish Scott on SNP "scandal" over Stow

How convenient for the SNP that they managed to get themselves embroiled in another scandal the week that Willie Rennie has no First Minister’s Question. I am fairly sure that if he did, he would have asked about the furore … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Another Lib Dem win – fuel duty to be cut in remote islands

Liberal Democrats in the Coalition Government have achieved what Labour couldn’t be bothered doing and the SNP just weren’t interested in helping out with – a cut in fuel duty in the most remote communities. Tim Reid from the BBC … Continue reading

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>Tavish Scott resigns as Scottish Liberal Democrat leader #sp11

>It was always going to be an emotional meeting of the Scottish Liberal Democrat Executive this afternoon in the wake of the worst election results in 30 years in Scotland.  I expected emotion as we were all very sad, but … Continue reading

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>Fergus Ewing’s hustings gaffe shows SNP haven’t a clue on Police #sp11

>I have been sitting on this story for nearly two weeks now. I’d meant to blog it the day I heard it but I didn’t have access to wifi. Then I didn’t want it go get missed in the holiday … Continue reading

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>Tavish, Kenny Dalglish and me #sp11

>At last! A proper profile piece on Tavish where he is actually given the chance to be himself. I wish he’d do more of these things.  He is very frank about the sacrifices he’s had to make in his political … Continue reading

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>Tavish sets out his stall ahead of final debates #sp11

>I’m away to Perth later today to watch the Leaders’ Debate on BBC and I’m looking forward to seeing how the arguments have developed since the start of the campaign. If you remember, then, Iain Gray was totally and utterly … Continue reading

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>Lib Dems’ Save our Police car is coming to a town near you……….. #sp11

> Look at this cool little car! This morning Tavish Scott was in Inverness to see it off on a two day journey round Scotland to highlight the Liberal Democrats’ opposition to the centralisation of Police forces. He was joined … Continue reading

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>The SNP blogosphere counts its chickens……………. #sp11

>There’s been a lot of excitement in the SNP section of cyberspace – with a bit of cheerleading by the Greens as well – at a couple of polls published over the weekend which put them well ahead of everyone … Continue reading

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>11 days to save local policing #sp11

>I  caught up with Highlands and Islands Lib Dem list candidate Jamie Paterson earlier this week in Inverness. He told me that Tavish Scott’s campaign against SNP, Labour and Tory plans to create a single police force had gone down well … Continue reading

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>Save our Police: Tavish takes the campaign to the Scottish Police Federation Conference. #sp11

> With just 16 days to go until the Holyrood poll, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Tavish Scott, accompanied by Aviemore MP Danny Alexander and Highland candidates Christine Jardine and Alan MacRae, took our campaign against a single national police force … Continue reading

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