Monthly Archives: May 2016

PANAMA PAPERS: “POTENTIAL LOSS OF REVENUE TO HMRC COULD BE VAST”

SNP CALL FOR URGENT STATEMENT FROM OSBORNE SNP Deputy Leader and Economy spokesperson Stewart Hosie MP has called on Chancellor George Osborne to make an urgent statement on the continuing fall-out from the publication of the Panama papers and what … Continue reading

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Martin Docherty-Hughes MP raises awareness of screening in West Dunbartonshire during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in April

As April marks Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, is supporting a call by leading research charity Bowel Cancer UK, urging more people to take part in bowel cancer screening and help save lives.   Bowel … Continue reading

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Dog Microchipping Deadline This Week

With just one week to go before microchipping becomes compulsory, Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, brought its larger than life mascot ‘Dogcilla’ to meet Martin Docherty-Hughes MP for West Dunbartonshire at Westminster. Over the past two years, … Continue reading

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MY LATEST DUMBARTON REPORTER COLUMN

The Tories are pressing ahead with their ideological services cuts despite the chancellor’s announcement that he has missed all his targets on debt, deficit, borrowing, trade and exports. His failed austerity project has damaged the UK’s economy, our vital public … Continue reading

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TORIES BACKTRACK ON CHILD POVERTY REPORTING MEASURES

SNP: LATEST GOVERNMENT U-TURN ON CRUEL WELFARE POLICIES The UK government has been forced into another U-turn by agreeing to retain a legally binding commitment to measure and publish the number of children living in low-income families, following pressure from … Continue reading

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SNP CAMPAIGN EVENT TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

UK GOVERNMENT FAILURE TO RATIFY ISTANBUL CONVENTION “UNACCEPTABLE” The Scottish National Party has stepped up its efforts to end violence against women by hosting a conference of campaign groups in the Houses of Parliament. The SNP hosted a round-table discussion, … Continue reading

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SCOTTISH MPs “LEFT OUT”

SNP MP Pete Wishart has warned that Scottish MPs are being increasingly left out of the debate on government spending because they have been denied the opportunity to discuss the impacts of decisions made in Westminster on Scottish budgets. The … Continue reading

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TORIES RENEWING TRIDENT “BY STEALTH”

ANOTHER £640 MILLION SPENT AND STILL NO COMMONS VOTE SNP Shadow Defence Team Member Martin Docherty-Hughes MP is calling on the UK Government to come clean on spending on Trident as it is reported that yet another £640 million is … Continue reading

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