Why should we have to move?

“Why should we have to move everywhere and everything because of him?”

That question is on the front of Change, Justice, Fairness, a Scottish Women’s Aid community research project into homelessness caused by domestic abuse in Fife. 

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West Lothian Students start petition to save degree

Students from West Lothian College have started a petition to save the only honours degree in the area.

The degree has had its funding withdrawn by Edinburgh Napier University which ends a decade long partnership of running the course alongside the college.

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Young people face mental health wait

Forty percent of children and young people referred to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Scotland are waiting over 18 weeks for treatment, according to new figures from Public Health Scotland.

A shocking 14.6% had to wait over 36 weeks to start treatment, with 7.9% waiting over a year.

 

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The Liberal Democrats fight to give carers a voice

The Liberal Democrats are asking people across our community who care for relatives to get in touch and share their story – to mark national Carers Rights Day.

Liberal Democrat party leader Ed Davey has said he wants the party wants to be a "strong voice" for the millions across the country - including 10,464 people in the Livingston constituency and 10,794 people in Linlithgow and East Falkirk - who care for those who need it.

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Liberal Democrats stand with the Excluded

“We hope that nobody has been excluded.”

These seven words from our Prime Minister angered me probably more than any others since Coronavirus took over our lives. 

Boris Johnson was responding to a question from Liberal Democrat MP Christine Jardine this week asking for more help for those who have so far not received Government support.

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