• Brexitometer
    Event: Nov 17, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Court Street Haddington outside the Corn Exchange

    Street Stall in Court Street, Haddington outside the Corn Exchange and distributing leaflets.

    The focus will be on Brexit.

    W will use a powerful visual aid, The Brexitometer, which will display voters views on the Brexit process.

    If you can help. please meet at 1030 outside the Corn Exchange and RSVP by clicking on this link, calling me or replying on this e-mail.

  • Event: Nov 21, 2018 7:30 PM
    The Town House, Haddington

    Our Annunual General Meeting will take place at The Town House, Haddington from 7.30 pm on Wednesday 21st November.

    Nominations for Office Bearers and Executive Committee members are open and a nomination form can be obtained from the Secretary. More information on what these roles require can be obtained by contacting our current Convenor: Robert on 01620 842229.

  • christmasdraw
    Article: Nov 9, 2018
    By Stuart Smith

    Would you like a £2,000 holiday voucher, in time from Christmas?! That's just one of 30 prizes in this years Lib Dem Christmas Draw - tickets on sale NOW!

    Buying Lib Dem Christmas Draw tickets online at https://libdemdraw.org.uk/east-lothian not only gives you the chance to win yourself a great gift for Christmas but also raises funds for our Lib Dem campaigning here in East Lothian too.

  • Article: Nov 8, 2018

    Responding to the news that there were 8,830 fewer businesses (-2.5%) operating in Scotland in March 2018 compared to a year earlier, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie commented:

    "These figures show that there are thousands fewer businesses. We know Scottish growth has been marginal and this is being reflected in the falling numbers of businesses operating here.

  • Article: Nov 8, 2018

    Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP has called for a new push to ensure that links between prisoners and their families can be preserved, after he visited Polmont prison.

    Mr McArthur was visiting HMYOI Polmont as part of Families Outside's 'Send your MSP to Prison' campaign. The campaign aims to help policy makers understand the challenges of prison visits from a family perspective, with MSPs taking public transport and visiting a prison which accommodates people from their area

  • Article: Nov 8, 2018

    Scottish Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP has today backed calls from the family of murder victim Craig McClelland for a full inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his death to take place.

    Mr McClelland was murdered by James Wright who had been unlawfully at large for months having breached his home detention curfew. His family have now written to the Cabinet Secretary for Justice and the Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee.

  • Article: Nov 8, 2018

    Scottish Liberal Democrats will today give MSPs the chance to express their support for a public vote on the final terms of the Brexit deal.

    In this afternoon's parliamentary debate on Safeguarding Scotland's International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit, Scottish Liberal Democrat Europe spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP will move an amendment that would see MSPs provide "unequivocal support for a public vote on the final terms of the Brexit deal."

  • Article: Nov 8, 2018

    The Scottish Parliament's Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee has written to Aberdeen Roads Ltd (ARL), today, calling on the contractors for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route to give evidence to the committee on 5th December, over delays to the opening of the road and the Scottish Government's mishandling of the contract.

  • Article: Nov 7, 2018

    The Scottish Parliament has today voted in favour of Scottish Liberal Democrat Europe spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP's amendment which, for the first time, commits it to "providing unequivocal support for a public vote on the final terms of the Brexit deal".

    The parliament voted 65, 30 in favour of the Scot Lib Dem amendment. 20 members abstained.

  • Article: Nov 6, 2018

    Figures showing an increase in food bank use should be a 'wakeup call' to the Prime Minister, according to Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine.

    The Trussell Trust has revealed that foodbank use in Scotland has increased by 15% in the five months to September during the roll-out of Universal Credit, which is yet to be fully implemented in Edinburgh West.