WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MP SLAMS LABOUR AND TORIES IN WAKE OF NO CONFIDENCE VOTE

West Dunbartonshire’s MP has hit out at the Tories and Labour at Westminster, urging both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to change tack ahead of cross-party talks over Brexit.

Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes, who voted against the Prime Minister in a vote of no confidence, said that his constituents in West Dunbartonshire are being failed by a UK government in ‘crisis and disarray’. Continue reading

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MARTIN SIGNS HOLOCAUST EDUCATIONAL TRUST BOOK OF COMMITMENT

 

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS

My constituency office will be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen on Monday 7 January 2019.

The office answer phone will take messages on 0141 952 2988 and emails received at martin.docherty.mp@parliament.uk. However, these will not be routinely monitored and may not be actioned until the the office reopens.

My next advice surgery will be on Wednesday 9 January 2019 at 5pm at Clydebank Central Library.

West Dunbartonshire Council has published a helpful guide to emergency contact information and out of hours services during the festive period at: www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/council/festive-service-availability/

I’d like to wish all my constituents across Dumbarton, Clydebank and the Vale of Leven a very Merry Christmas and peaceful New Year.

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FESTIVE MESSAGE: MARTIN DOCHERTY-HUGHES MP

I consider it a tremendous privilege to represent the people of West Dunbartonshire in the House of Commons. But it’s fair to say that these past weeks on the green benches have been pantomime-esque as the UK government descends into chaos over its Brexit plans.

The recent theatrics in the UK parliament have left a lot to be desired, especially with so much at stake over the jobs and livelihoods of our constituents. Continue reading

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HOME OFFICE SLAMMED OVER TREATMENT OF WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE WOMAN FACING DEPORTATION

Martin alongside his constituent Chennan Fei.

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has hit out at the UK Home Office over its treatment of Chennan Fei, a charity volunteer living in Renton in West Dunbartonshire who faces being deported after 16 years of living in Scotland. Continue reading

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MARTIN ANNOUNCES WINNER OF 2018 CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION

Martin alongside winner Kerrie Hoben (P7, Aitkenbar Primary) and runners up Evan McKinlay (P2,Goldenhill Primary) and Shahna Doherty (P7, St Patrick’s Primary School)

West Dunbartonshire MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has announced the winner of his 2018 parliamentary Christmas card design competition.

This year’s winner is Kerrie Hoben of Aitkenbar Primary whose winning design was selected from hundreds of entries submitted by local schools across Clydebank, Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven. Continue reading

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MARTIN VOWS TO VOTE AGAINST UK GOVERNMENT’S BREXIT DEAL

West Dunbartonshire’s MP has spoken in parliament against the Prime Minister’s proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement and pledged to support a second referendum on Brexit.

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes said that the UK is in a constitutional crisis as a result of Brexit, highlighting that Scotland and West Dunbartonshire faced being dragged out of the EU against its democratic wishes. Continue reading

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MARTIN URGES WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE RESIDENTS TO ‘BE SMART THIS WINTER’

With winter closing in, local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes is urging residents to make sure their homes are ready for anything the weather might bring. Continue reading

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