Robert Brown calls for a new deal for young people in care.

Robert Brown calls for a new deal for young people in care.

Local Scottish Parliament candidate and Rutherglen Councillor Robert Brown had a lead role at the Scottish Liberal Democrats Spring Conference in Edinburgh last weekend where Liberal Democrats approved proposals to  invest £500 million to transform the prospects of young people in schools, pre-sc...

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Whose children? Talking to young people in care was a real eye opener!

Whose children? Talking to young people in care was a real eye opener!

On 20 February 2016 Robert Brown wrote: Whose children? Talking to young people in care was a real eye opener! Last night, I attended an election Hustings organised by Who Cares Scotland, a voluntary organisation which provides independent advocacy for young people – to help them have a say in wh...

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Time to end dithering on Scottish Film Studio – Robert Brown

Time to end dithering on Scottish Film Studio – Robert Brown

Update: sign the petition here The failure to establish a national film studio in Scotland is fast becoming a national scandal. It is high time for Scottish Ministers to stop dithering and take action. My preference would be for the location to be in Glasgow or Lanarkshire where there are a rang...

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Why stay in the EU?

Why stay in the EU?

With the EU Referendum coming shortly, Britain’s future is in the balance. But what are the issues? What is the truth? How does the European Union work? Find out in a series of local meetings with an expert speaker. Elspeth Attwooll was a Member of the European Parliament for ten years, represen...

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SNP cuts to Council Budget “outrageous” – Robert Brown

SNP cuts to Council Budget “outrageous” – Robert Brown

The SNP government cuts to South Lanarkshire Council’s Budget have been described as “outrageous” by Rutherglen Liberal Democrat Councillor Robert Brown (who is also the Liberal Democrat Scottish Parliament candidate for Rutherglen and lead list candidate for Glasgow). An estimated £21 million of...

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Use our Parliament's powers to invest in education

Use our Parliament's powers to invest in education

Scotland must invest in education. We want to improve children's life chances and increase long-term wellbeing and prosperity. We believe that these four measures will help children, parents, adult learners, and the whole of society.

Scottish Film Studio

Scottish Film Studio

Scotland does not have an international-standard film studio, while Wales and Northern Ireland do — attracting productions from outside, supporting jobs, and nurturing home-grown talent. Scottish Film Studio failure by the SNP Government seems no nearer to resolution today despite the setting up nearly three years ago the Scottish Government set up the “Scottish Film Studio Delivery Group”; it is now time for action. We call for the Scottish Film Studio Delivery Group to deliver an international-standard film studio (or studios) within Scotland without further delay.

Margot's Blog: notes from Linn Ward and Glasgow City Council

Margot's Blog: notes from Linn Ward and Glasgow City Council

Read Margot's blog at Greater Glasgow Liberal Democrats. News from Linn ward and Glasgow City Council.

Help Robert Brown win in Glasgow

Help Robert Brown win in Glasgow

Robert Brown and the Liberal Democrats stand for partnership within a modern, federal, United Kingdom, secure, outward-looking and liberal, offering freedom, fairness and opportunity to all our people – boosted by 20,000 new Liberal Democrat members since the General Election. AND we are leading the Fightback against the dominance of the SNP which is so damaging to Scotland: A Liberal Democrat victory in Scotland’s greatest city would be totemic. We have already knocked on over 10,000 doors and talked to many, many people. We need to do everything we can do to make sure we win again in May. For this big challenge, we need resources – people – and money! Can you donate today to make sure we win?

About GGLD

Greater Glasgow Liberal Democrats is the umbrella organisation for Liberal Democrat members and activity within the Greater Glasgow region. Local members across the region have selected Robert Brown to be lead candidate at the next Scottish Parliament elections in May 2016. Read more