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WILLIE Rennie, who was elected to the Scottish Parliament for the first time last week, has confirmed his bid to become leader of the Liberal Democrats at Holyrood.
While the Lib Dems were reduced to only five MSPs in Holyrood last week, there are still 11 Scottish MPs to choose from should a reshuffle at the Scotland Office be considered.
MICHAEL Moore's elevation to the post of Scottish Secretary came about last year as a result of the resignation of Lib Dem Treasury Chief Secretary David Laws, following revelations about his expenses.
Jumping on the Labour bandwagon has now left the Lib Dems looking like stooges both north and south of the border
SO THERE we were, sitting on the porch of a hotel in Connel, basking in the Argyll sunshine, drinking in the views over Loch Etive on a gorgeous Thursday morning, talking football and music and escapism from the pressures of life.
SCOTS look set to turn their backs on reform of the Westminster voting system in the forthcoming referendum on a switch to the AV alternative vote system of electing MPs.
Liberal Democrat Cabinet minister Chris Huhne has warned the Conservatives that dirty tactics in the alternative vote battle are damaging the coalition.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg's hopes of winning the referendum on changing the voting system have suffered a setback, with leading political figures joining the push for a No vote.
LIBERAL Democrat leader Tavish Scott will set out his party's opposition to a single police force in Scotland at the Scottish Police Federation's annual conference next week.
One of Nick Clegg's closest allies has threatened to quit unless the government slows down the pace of its controversial NHS reforms in England.
THE Liberal Democrats' troubled Holyrood election campaign has been dealt a major blow by a long-serving former MSP, who said Alex Salmond was "the only one" to lead Scotland in the years ahead.
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FORMER Liberal Democrat leader Sir Menzies Campbell has attacked Treasury Secretary and party colleague Danny Alexander over his intervention in the military bases review.
Nick Clegg said he wanted to "wring the necks" of bankers who threw Britain's economy into turmoil and forced the coalition to bring in austerity measures.
NICK Clegg can still do The Speech. Addressing the Scottish Lib Dem conference in Perth at the weekend, the reaching-out-of-the-telly charisma and the pleading sincerity was as passionately crafted as always.
It's maybe not a vote-winner and there's nothing in writing, but Britain's evolving constitutional structure will probably prove enduring
NICK Clegg sought to deflect attention away from government cuts and his support for university tuition fees yesterday, using a pre-election speech to urge Scottish delegates to sell the positives of the party's controversial 10-month period in office.
THE Scottish Liberal Democrats attempted to bolster their dwindling poll ratings today with the announcement of plans to reduce fuel duty in island and remote communities at their spring conference in Perth.