Monthly Archives: August 2017

MARTIN SEEKS CLARITY ON FUTURE OF HARDGATE POST OFFICE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has urged Post Office bosses to step-up efforts to return Post Office services to the communities of Hardgate, Faifley and Duntocher. Hardgate Post Office has been closed temporarily since February 2017 following the resignation … Continue reading

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NATIONAL FILM AND TELEVISION SCHOOL HUB HEADING TO DUMBARTON

The SNP Scottish Government have partnered with BBC Scotland to invest and launch a hub of the National Film and Television School, with a base at the Dumbarton studios, known locally for its production of the TV series ‘River City’. … Continue reading

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Executive Pay

Whilst most people want to see the end of the outrageous inequalities of excessive pay, you don’t have to scratch too far below the surface to see that these proposals are heavily watered down from Theresa May’s promises. The Tories … Continue reading

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MARTIN VISITS LOMOND & ARGYLL ADVOCACY SERVICE

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has praised the work of Lomond & Argyll Advocacy Service – a Dumbarton-based charity which offers independent advocacy to vulnerable residents across West Dunbartonshire. During a visit to Lomond & Argyll Advocacy Service’s Dumbarton headquarters, the … Continue reading

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MARTIN DOCHERTY-HUGHES MP CALLS FOR END TO FREEZE ON BENEFITS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has called on the Tory UK Government to end its freeze on working-age benefits. The SNP MP has added his support to a campaign by the Poverty Alliance urging the UK Government to scrap … Continue reading

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MARTIN URGES WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE EMPLOYERS TO THINK DIFFERENTLY ABOUT DISABILITY

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has urged local businesses to recognise the benefits of employing people with disabilities. Following a visit to Haven Products in Clydebank, whose workforce is comprised primarily of people with disabilities, the SNP MP praised … Continue reading

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CLYDEBANK POST COLUMN: PENSION AGE AND WASPI CAMPAIGN

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP: “Scots are being unfairly disadvantaged by a UK pensions policy which fails to reflect Scotland’s demographic needs.” The Tory UK government appears to have learned no lessons from its bruising result in June’s snap general election as … Continue reading

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CLYDE SHOPMOBILITY CELEBRATES SIX YEARS OF SERVING WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has praised the work of local charity Clyde Shopmobility in helping thousands of disabled people across West Dunbartonshire since being founded in 2011. During a visit to Clyde Shopmobility in Clydebank, the SNP MP … Continue reading

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