Monthly Archives: September 2017

MP BACKING FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE ALCOHOL SUPPORT GROUP

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has praised a Dumbarton-based charity for its work over the past 40 years to people support affected by alcohol across West Dunbartonshire. Mr Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, said he was inspired by the dedication of staff and … Continue reading

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BEDROOM TAX: WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE WORST AFFECTED PART OF UK

New figures released by the UK Government have revealed that West Dunbartonshire is the area of the UK worst affected by the Tories’ Bedroom Tax.   In a response to a parliamentary question to the UK Work & Pensions Secretary, it … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP ELECTED TO DEFENCE SELECT COMMITTEE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has been elected as the SNP’s representative on the House of Commons’ Defence Select Committee. The influential committee is appointed by MPs to examine the work of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and scrutinise … Continue reading

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WELCOME FOR SCOTLAND’S AMBITIOUS PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has welcomed the SNP Scottish Government’s Programme for Government – describing it as a bold, ambitious and progressive plan for Scotland’s future. The legislative agenda unveiled by the First Minister details 16 new Bills … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP AND COUNCIL PLEDGE TO SUPPORT NUSTAR OIL DEPOT WORKERS

West Dunbartonshire Council has joined Martin Docherty-Hughes MP in pledging to support Nustar workers engaged in an industrial dispute with their employer. At a meeting of the Council on Wednesday 30 August, councillors heard a deputation from Nustar staff based … Continue reading

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