Scottish Liberal Democrats

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The Scottish Liberal Democrats plan to bring forward new legislation that will “strengthen the duties on public bodies to prevent homelessness” and provide pathways to link suitable jobs and training to housing. Party leader Willie Rennie said the rate of homeless deaths is three times h

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Homes delivered through the NHT initiative The Scottish Government has been accused of “reviving the Right to Buy” policy after it was revealed that homes delivered through its National Housing Trust (NHT) scheme can be sold off and removed from public ownership.

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The Liberal Democrats have urged the Scottish Government to introduce a new loan scheme to help with the cost of renovating empty homes, after the party discovered almost 1,000 properties have lain empty for over a decade. Party leader Willie Rennie made the plea after a Freedom of Information reque

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The Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for urgent action on homelessness after the number of children who are homeless at Christmas was found to have increased by 16 per cent since 2013. Figures obtained by the party show that 11,200 children were registered as homeless at Christmas last year, u

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