KENNEDY WELCOMES SMITH REPORT

Highland MP Charles Kennedy has welcomed recommendations put forward by the Smith Commission for more powers to be devolved to the Scottish Parliament. The comprehensive set of legislative and tax raising powers will deliver the Liberal Democrats long held campaign for Home Rule for Scotland. Ch...

KENNEDY WELCOMES SMITH REPORT

KENNEDY CALLS FOR FLEXIBLE DEALS FOR LOCAL RAIL CUSTOMERS

Local MP Charles Kennedy has written to the Head of Scotrail, Steve Montgomery, calling for the lifting of time restrictions for the use of Railcards on lines with limited service.

KENNEDY CALLS FOR FLEXIBLE DEALS FOR LOCAL RAIL CUSTOMERS

KENNEDY PERSUADED BY CASE FOR MAJOR TRANSFER OF WELFARE POWERS

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie MSP, has confirmed that Liberal Democrats are now persuaded that there is a case for a major transfer of welfare powers which is worth examination and debate.

KENNEDY PERSUADED BY CASE FOR MAJOR TRANSFER OF WELFARE POWERS

KENNEDY WELCOMES ACTION TO CUT OFF-GRID ENERGY PRICES

Ross, Skye and Lochaber MP Charles Kennedy is welcoming action being taken by the UK Government to call on off-grid energy companies to cut prices.

KENNEDY WELCOMES ACTION TO CUT OFF-GRID ENERGY PRICES

20 YEARS OF THE NATIONAL LOTTERY AND £2.6 BILLION FOR SCOTLAND

Twenty years ago today the first National Lottery numbers were drawn. Watched by a national TV audience of millions, seven jackpot winners shared a jackpot of over £5.8m.

20 YEARS OF THE NATIONAL LOTTERY AND £2.6 BILLION FOR SCOTLAND

KENNEDY KEEPS UP PRESSURE ON UNFAIR SURCHARGE

Ross, Skye and Lochaber MP, Charles Kennedy, has written to the Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander MP, to add pressure on the Treasury for quick action to alleviate the burden of the 2p energy surcharge on people across the North of Scotland.

KENNEDY KEEPS UP PRESSURE ON UNFAIR SURCHARGE

KENNEDY, "ACTION ON STROMFERRY BYPASS REMAINS CRUCIAL"

Local MP Charles Kennedy has renewed calls, in light of another recent rock fall, for long term action to be taken on the Stromferry bypass.

KENNEDY, "ACTION ON STROMFERRY BYPASS REMAINS CRUCIAL"

KENNEDY PRESSES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT ON CAP REFORM

Local MP Charles Kennedy is pressing the Scottish Government for greater transparency and clarity on the implementation of the new Common Agricultural Policy.

KENNEDY PRESSES SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT ON CAP REFORM

About

Charles Kennedy was elected the UK Liberal Democrats' Party President, the equivalent of party chairman, in 1990, and served in that post until 1994. In August 1999 he was elected as the Leader of the Liberal Democrats, and he was appointed to the Privy Council in October 1999. In his six years as Leader he took the Liberal Democrats from strength to strength in local and national politics, taking some fundamental and hugely difficult political decisions. Read more