WATCH: Scottish Liberal Democrats Broadcast: A fair, decent and tolerant Scotland

In Scotland, we didn’t take the national PPB because it is important to get our message across that we are the only party in Scotland fighting for Scotland to stay in the UK and the EU. Watch Willie Rennie explain why:

Read more by or more about , or .
This entry was posted in News.
Advert

One Comment

  • TAM. On the subject of Scottish politics, it should be said that Scotland has lost a great man of real integrity and courage with the death this week of Tam Dalyell, the former MP for West Lothian.

    Over thirty years ago, I admired Tam’s tenacious questioning of Margaret Thatcher on the sinking of the Belgrano during the Falklands War. I’m convinced he was right – and Thatcher knew it.

    Years later I got to know him when we were both patients in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. It was tough going for both of us, but he was a delight to be with, to talk politics and every subject under the sun. He was personally kind and generous and helped me to keep going at a pretty scary time. He respected radical Liberalism – and I can see why West Lothian loved him.

    Others will talk of his political campaigning and political courage. His autobiography, “The Importance of Being Awkward” should be compulsory reading for all politicians. For me, it would be remiss not to mark the passing of a great and good man. I salute you dear Tam.

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • Denis Mollison
    @Mark V Sorry, but that's more over-the-top hype. I know no-one, simply no-one, who is anti-trans per se. But we ought to be able to debate freely whether the...
  • Marco
    I don’t see anything distinctively liberal about this speech. Of course we are opposed to people being discriminated against but that isn’t a USP and this s...
  • Roland
    @Hywel - It is a difficult area, however, fundamentally, what the Tavi offers is conversion therapy, just a variant that reinforces a person's perception of the...
  • Alex Wilcock
    Thank you, Caron (and Christine, and Daisy)! The best, simplest way I’ve seen of getting across the problem with the transphobic dog-whistle three words wa...
  • Mark ValladaresMark Valladares
    @ Denis, Maybe. But, if you knew that a phrase was one used by people in support of a contention that a group within the community simply shouldn’t be able...