Monthly Archives: January 2017

Access to Kadcyla

There are different drug licencing processes in Scotland and England and matters such as the access to drugs are within the responsibility of the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Medicines Council (SMC).   While Kadclya was not approved by the … Continue reading

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Debate on Nursing Pay

The responsibility for health matters – including NHS pay – is devolved and within the responsibility of the Scottish Parliament. However, I understand how important the nursing profession is to the wider community in Scotland and the tireless work they … Continue reading

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MORE BREXIT BOMBSHELLS

Tories’ Vision of Brexit Damaging for UK The Supreme Court has ruled and Parliament will have a vote on triggering Article 50.The UK Government will also publish a white paper outlining their Brexit proposals, but local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes says … Continue reading

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MP CONDEMNS TORY PLANS TO CLOSE LOCAL JOB CENTRE

Please Sign the Petition at the Foot of This Page     SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has condemned the UK government for “unacceptable and dangerous” proposal to shut the Alexandria Job Centre, transferring services to Dumbarton. The DWP has been … Continue reading

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MARTIN DOCHERTY-HUGHES MP TO HOST ENERGY ADVICE SURGERY

MP for West Dunbartonshire Martin-Docherty-Hughes will be hosting an energy advice surgery later this month for local residents looking to save money on their heating bills. The event will be held from 12pm to 2pm on 27 January at the … Continue reading

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Finn’s Law (Sentences for Cruelty Against Service Animals)

Animal welfare is a matter which is devolved to the Scottish Parliament. The SNP value the vital work that police and other service animals do every day to keep our communities safe.  The Scottish Government are committed to protecting animals … Continue reading

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DWP Policies and Low-income Households

  The SNP moved the following motion in the House of Commons on Tuesday evening: “That this House is concerned at the impact of policies pursued by the Department for Work and Pensions upon low-income households; notes the negative impact … Continue reading

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UNSC 2334 – Israeli Settlements

I am proud to represent so many people in Scotland who care deeply about the peoples of the Middle East and in finding peaceful resolution to the conflict in the region. My SNP colleagues and I fully support the European … Continue reading

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