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Did an election really take place yesterday????

I have been involved in elections for the last few years as a member of a local party campaign team and an election agent. This year I have not been and it feels strange, it feels as though an election … Continue reading

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Health services to be in local communities

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has set out plans to increase the range of healthcare, diagnosis and treatment in local communities with more services delivered through pharmacies and GP surgeries. The party says that super-specialisation and centralisation of health … Continue reading

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Raise the starting age for formal education

Scottish Liberal Democrats will include in their manifesto a commitment to raise the starting age for formal schooling to 7, transforming how children learn in what is currently P1 and P2. The longer early years phase will still be mandatory … Continue reading

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Plan to boost teaching

The Scottish Liberal Democrats want to boost teaching and will include the following in their manifesto: More in-class support to help every child reach their potential; A guaranteed job for every teacher for smaller class sizes; An end to the … Continue reading

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Plan to Fix Social Care

The Scottish Liberal Democrat will include in their manifesto new proposals for the future of adult social care. These proposals include: The setting of national care service standards with funding put in place to meet those standards; Scrapping charges for … Continue reading

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