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Staffing Crisis at Angus Mental Health Unit

The Courier reporting today on work Liam is doing with his colleague, Kirstene Hair MP, around staffing challenges in NHS Tayside.

Liam said: "It is deeply troubling to see that national doctor shortages are having such an impact in Angus.

New Figures Show a Decrease in Special Constables

The Press & Journal reports on figures the Scottish Conservatives sourced through an FOI request which show that the number of special constables in Scotland has fallen by almost 500 over two years.

SNP MSP Attack on British Transport Police

Liam comments in the Scottish Daily Mail today on John Mason MSPs latest outburst in which he degraded the role and job done by the British Transport Police, when he accused them of being more interested in empire-building than public safety.

Liam said:

North Esk River Bridge Open Before Wedding

Liam features in a happy report from The Courier this morning!

Hannah Turner and Sam Doig's wedding went ahead at the weekend when I asked Angus Council to review the vital Gannochy Bridge repairs and the Council managed to come to an arrangement that suited all.

FOI Probe Shows NHS Tayside Struggles

Liam comments on a concerning story in The Courier today reporting figures obtained by the Scottish Conservatives which suggest that NHS Tayside's staffing difficulties are worse than reported.

Caird Park Sports Centre Plans Resubmitted

Liam is in today's Courier commenting on the Caird Park sports centre plans that have been resubmitted.

Liam said: "The Scottish Government seems to be all over the place on this.

Police Scotland IT Failure

Liam features in The Sunday Post today, commenting on reports that police officers were left at risk of facing dangerous confrontations without backup after an IT failure knocked out key communications.