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Month: June 2017

25 YEARS OF CLYDEBANK ASBESTOS GROUP MARKED IN PARLIAMENT

25 YEARS OF CLYDEBANK ASBESTOS GROUP MARKED IN PARLIAMENT

Martin Docherty MP has lodged an Early Day Motion in parliament marking 25 years of the Clydebank Asbestos Group. The SNP MP has praised the volunteer group which was founded in 1992 to help provide support, advice and information for victims of asbestos and their families in Clydebank and across the West of Scotland. Mr Docherty tabled his parliamentary motion in tribute to those who have lost their lives to asbestos-related diseases, gaining cross-party support from MPs in the House…

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MARTIN DOCHERTY-HUGHES SWORN IN AS MP FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

MARTIN DOCHERTY-HUGHES SWORN IN AS MP FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

The SNP’s Martin Docherty-Hughes has been sworn-in as the Member of Parliament for West Dunbartonshire. Following his re-election at the General Election on 8 June, Martin has re-dedicated himself to serving the people of Clydebank, Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven. During the swearing-in ceremony, Martin continued his tradition of promoting West Dunbartonshire schools in parliament by wearing a school tie from Braehead Primary in Dumbarton. Commenting, Martin Docherty-Hughes MP said: “It is an honour and a privilege to have…

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MP CALLS FOR FIRE SAFETY REVIEW AT WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE TOWER BLOCKS

MP CALLS FOR FIRE SAFETY REVIEW AT WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE TOWER BLOCKS

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has expressed his sympathies for those affected by the tragic fatal fire at the Grenfell Tower block in London. The SNP MP has written to the Chief Executive of West Dunbartonshire Council on behalf of local residents calling for a review of fire safety measures at high rise flats in the area. Commenting, Martin Docherty-Hughes MP said: “My thoughts are with all of those affected by this devastating fire at Grenfell Tower. “Many people have lost their…

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