Monthly Archives: December 2017

REPORTER COLUMN: CAMPAIGN TO HELP DUMBARTON MAN IN INDIA CONTINUES

With Christmas and Hogmanay just around the corner it’s an important time for being with our families and loved ones. No one can fail to have been moved by the images of Scot Billy Irving returning home to his fiancée … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS

My constituency office will be closed from 1pm on Friday 22 December 2017 and will reopen on Monday 8 January 2018. The office answer phone will take messages on 0141 952 2988 and emails received at martin.docherty.mp@parliament.uk. However, these will … Continue reading

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MP ANNOUNCES WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION WINNER

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has announced the winner of West Dunbartonshire’s parliamentary Christmas card design competition. The 2017 winner is Aila Muir of Bonhill Primary whose winning design was picked from hundreds of entries from local schools across West Dunbartonshire. Primary … Continue reading

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MP RAISES CONCERNS ON FUTURE OF FREE-TO-USE ATMs IN WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has demanded action by the UK government in response to concerns about the threat to the availability of free to use cash machines. The SNP MP has written to the UK Treasury Secretary on behalf of local … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP BACKS FIGHT AGAINST PUPPY SMUGGLING

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has added his backing to a campaign to tackle the harm caused by illegal puppy smuggling at Christmas. The SNP MP met with representatives of Dogs Trust, the animal welfare charity, at a parliamentary reception aiming to … Continue reading

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MARTIN BACKS CAMPAIGN TO GET MAID OF THE LOCH SAILING AGAIN

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has added his backing to the latest fundraising campaign to help get the Maid of the Loch sailing again. The SNP MP paid a visit to the Maid at its berth in Balloch to … Continue reading

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MP RAISES CONCERNS OVER DALMUIR BANK OF SCOTLAND CLOSURE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has condemned Lloyds Banking Group following the announcement that its Bank of Scotland Dalmuir branch will be closing. The SNP MP hit out after it was confirmed the Dalmuir branch of Bank of Scotland … Continue reading

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