Monthly Archives: October 2016

CLYDE YARDS “CANNOT WAIT ANY LONGER FOR TYPE 26 DECISION”

DELAY IN DECISIONS IS CAUSING ‘ENORMOUS DAMAGE‘ TO DEFENCE    West Dunbartonshire SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes, a member of the SNP’s Defence team at Westminster, has called on the UK government to end the “enormous damage” caused by the delay … Continue reading

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LOCAL MP CALLS FOR THE ABOLITION OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS

MICHAEL GOVE MP ‘GETS TELT’ “Forget it, ye’ can sit right down….” “Listen you might learn something….” “No, sit down, son. I’ve told you once and I will not tell you again.”   West Dunbartonshire’s MP, Martin Docherty-Hughes has spoken … Continue reading

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Carers’ News – 2016 issue 3

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Violence Against Women – Istanbul Convention (Dr Eilidh Whiteford MP’s Private Member’s Bill)

I am posting regarding the Istanbul Convention, and the Private Members’ Bill which my colleague Dr Eilidh Whiteford MP will bring to the floor of the House for its Second Reading on 16th December.   The Istanbul Convention’s purpose is … Continue reading

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Philip Green Knighthood (BHS Debacle)

The predicament of BHS is a reflection of a broader issue of the UK Government’s failure to stimulate economic recovery. This issue highlights the fundamental need to address the regulation of the pensions industry and the UK Government need to … Continue reading

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Nazis in Falkirk

Regarding the proposed gig by US based band ‘Bound for Glory’ in Falkirk, I note that the right-wing music festival that they were due to appear at has now been cancelled after thousands protested. Around 16,000 people had signed a … Continue reading

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UK Ivory Market

I have been glad to note the recent motion of the International Union for Conservation of Nature congress, which calls on all countries to address internal ivory trade as a matter of urgency. While I was pleased to note that … Continue reading

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Mosul

My SNP colleagues and I fully share your deep concern for the wellbeing of the civilian population of Mosul – and above all its children – during the ongoing military offensive. The SNP have on many occasions challenged the UK Government … Continue reading

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