Monthly Archives: January 2018

MARTIN DOCHERTY-HUGHES MP BACKS ‘SAVE OUR SCOTCH’ CAMPAIGN

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has added his backing to a campaign in support of workers in the Scotch whisky industry. The ‘Save Our Scotch’ campaign, led by the Unite Union, has been launched in response to concerns that whisky jobs … Continue reading

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DRIVERLESS CARS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

I’ve received a number of campaign emails seeking my views on the issue of driverless cars and climate change. Vehicle insurance policies must be set up in a way to make it easy to facilitate automated vehicles in the future, … Continue reading

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MP SHOWS SUPPORT FOR BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION IN FIGHT AGAINST HEART DISEASE

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP visited the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Scotland at Clydebank to find out more about how it raises funds for pioneering cardiovascular research. The MP for West Dunbartonshire was welcomed by store manager Mark Johnston, and met with … Continue reading

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MARTIN COMMEMORATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust … Continue reading

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IMMIGRATION DETENTION

The routine use of immigration detention is appalling. The fact that the UK is unique in the EU in not even having any time limit on detention is shameful. The SNP Westminster Group have called on the UK Government to … Continue reading

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PALESTINIAN CHILDREN AND AHED TAMIMI

I share the concerns of a number of constituents who have contacted me about the arrests of Palestinian children and outrage at the continued detention of 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi in Israel. This practice is in violation of international law and … Continue reading

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Crisis in Yemen

The crisis in Yemen is devastating and entirely man-made. My SNP colleagues and I are in agreement as to the steps the UK Government must now take as a matter of urgency, in particular with regard to permanently ending the … Continue reading

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Childcare and Childcare Vouchers

The delivery of affordable childcare is crucial for the development of children as well as providing support for families. In Scotland the SNP Government have committed to almost doubling the funded Early Learning and Childcare entitlement from 600 to 1,140 … Continue reading

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