Ministers must be straight with patients about treatment time law

Speaking after the Scottish Parliament debated a Scottish Liberal Democrat motion calling for every patient for whom the 12-week it is missed to be sent a letter by the Health Secretary apologising for the Scottish Government’s failure to abide by its own law, Scottish Liberal Democrat health spo...

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Lib Dems bid to make Health Secretary apologise to patients after treatment time law breaches

This week Scottish Liberal Democrats led a debate on the Scottish Government’s legally-binding Treatment Time Guarantee as they asked Parliament to back proposals for every patient for whom the 12-week it is missed to be sent a letter by the Health Secretary apologising for the Scottish Governmen...

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Edinburgh Western racking up payday loans

Scottish Liberal Democrat research, obtained through StepChange Debt Charity, has shown that Edinburgh Western residents are racking up large payday loans with an average of £1817 per client. This is significantly higher than the Scottish average.  

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About Alex

Alex Cole-Hamilton is the Liberal Democrat MSP for Edinburgh Western. Find out more about his story here:

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