Monthly Archives: April 2018

MP WELCOMES BIG LOTTERY FUNDING BOOST FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has congratulated local group ‘Rag and Bone Projects’ for securing a grant of almost £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund. The West Dunbartonshire social enterprise, which aims to reduce waste and promote intergenerational skill-sharing, … Continue reading

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TASTE OF WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE COMES TO HOUSE OF COMMONS

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP welcomed Loch Lomond Brewery to the House of Commons this week to showcase the local family firm’s popular craft beer in parliament. The MP for West Dunbartonshire invited the Alexandria-based brewers to parliament after securing a guest … Continue reading

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MP WELCOMES IMPROVED ROLLOUT OF BROADBAND IN WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has welcomed the increased number of homes and businesses in West Dunbartonshire benefiting from access to superfast broadband. The SNP MP, who has been campaigning for better internet connectivity in West Dunbartonshire, has highlighted figures published … Continue reading

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MARTIN DOCHERTY-HUGHES MP COMMENTS ON SYRIA MILITARY ACTION

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has spoken out against the Prime Minister’s decision to launch airstrikes in Syria. The SNP MP, who is a Member of the Commons Defence Select Committee, said it was wrong for Theresa May to … Continue reading

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SNP MP RAISES CONCERNS OVER LOCAL POST OFFICE CLOSURE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has demanded an urgent meeting with Post Office bosses after it was announced that Hardgate Post Office is to remain ‘temporarily closed’. The SNP MP said that the loss of the local Post Office, … Continue reading

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REPORTER COLUMN: THE STORY OF ‘DUMBARTON ROCK’ IN WASHINGTON DC

Dumbarton’s historical significance to Scotland’s past is well established, but its links to the historic US district of Georgetown are perhaps less well known. Just a stone’s throw from the White House, at the heart of Washington DC, sit a … Continue reading

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‘NON ANSWER’ ON RUSSIAN LANGUAGE SKILLS AT MoD ‘DISAPPOINTING AND ALARMING’

SNP member of the Defence Select Committee Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has said it is ‘disappointing and alarming’ that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) have been unable to provide any details about how many military personnel have Russian language skills. Martin … Continue reading

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MP WELCOMES SCOTTISH GOVT BACKING FOR AGGREKO LOW CARBON ENERGY PROJECTS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has welcomed the announcement that Dumbarton-based Aggreko will create 23 new skilled jobs at its facility at Lomondgate as part of £33 million investment plans for the site. The jobs boost for West Dunbartonshire … Continue reading

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