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MARTIN VOWS TO VOTE AGAINST UK GOVERNMENT’S BREXIT DEAL

West Dunbartonshire’s MP has spoken in parliament against the Prime Minister’s proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement and pledged to support a second referendum on Brexit. SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes said that the UK is in a constitutional crisis as a result … Continue reading

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MARTIN URGES WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE RESIDENTS TO ‘BE SMART THIS WINTER’

With winter closing in, local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes is urging residents to make sure their homes are ready for anything the weather might bring.

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ROLL-OUT OF UNIVERSAL CREDIT IN WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

It’s been a remarkable few weeks in parliament. After a spate of ministerial resignations over the EU withdrawal deal, the Prime Minister continues to bury her head in the sand over a Brexit proposal that seems dead in the water.

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MARTIN URGES FOREIGN SECRETARY TO MEET WITH FAMILY OF SCOT HELD IN INDIA

An SNP MP has taken his campaign to help a Dumbarton man imprisoned in India to a debate in the House of Commons. West Dunbartonshire MP Martin Docherty-Hughes led an adjournment debate in the House of Commons this week to … Continue reading

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HUNTING TROPHIES

Recent increases in poaching are deplorable and are fuelled by the trade in ivory. My SNP colleague Dr. Lisa Cameron MP was involved in seeing the Ivory Bill pass in the Commons earlier this year. This Bill is currently with … Continue reading

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WELCOME CLIMBDOWN BY UK GOVT ON FIXED ODDS BETTING TERMINALS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has welcomed a further climbdown from the UK government over highly-addictive Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

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PLASTIC WASTE

Under the SNP, Scotland is helping to lead the way in action on plastics and on deposit return. Scotland leads the way on deposit return and was the first part of the UK to commit to a deposit return scheme … Continue reading

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FIREWORKS

The SNP recognises concerns about the antisocial use of fireworks, including the effect on animals. The Scottish Government took action through the Fireworks (Scotland) Regulations 2004 to restrict when fireworks can be set off.

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