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MARTIN WELCOMES MOVES TO IMPROVE LINKS BETWEEN DONEGAL AND WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has given his backing to efforts to strengthen ties between his constituency and the Irish county of Donegal. The SNP MP, who is vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Ireland and the … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MP IN BID TO BRING ‘WHISKY BLACK’ CONCERNS TO PARLIAMENT

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, is to launch a bid to secure a debate in the House of Commons on the impact of ‘whisky black’ – a fungus believed to blacken the exterior of properties located in close proximity … Continue reading

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MARTIN SLAMS BBC OVER PLANS TO SCRAP FREE TV LICENCES FOR PENSIONERS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has hit out at the BBC and UK government over proposals to scrap the concessionary TV licence for over 75 year olds. The SNP MP says that more than 7,000 elderly households across Clydebank, … Continue reading

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CLYDEBANK POST COLUMN – 30 JANUARY 2019

We may be several weeks into the new year, but politics at Westminster continues to be dominated by Brexit. And after the Prime Minister’s humiliating defeat in parliament over the UK’s Brexit deal, the path ahead out of this mess … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE RESIDENTS URGED TO SEEK ADVICE ON GREEN DEAL MIS-SELLING

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has urged residents in West Dunbartonshire who may have been mis-sold home energy efficiency measures such as solar panels to come forward and seek advice. Thousands of Scots who signed up to a UK Government-backed Green Deal … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MP SLAMS LABOUR AND TORIES IN WAKE OF NO CONFIDENCE VOTE

West Dunbartonshire’s MP has hit out at the Tories and Labour at Westminster, urging both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to change tack ahead of cross-party talks over Brexit. Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes, who voted against the Prime Minister in … Continue reading

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MARTIN SIGNS HOLOCAUST EDUCATIONAL TRUST BOOK OF COMMITMENT

  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 … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS

My constituency office will be closed from Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen on Monday 7 January 2019. The office answer phone will take messages on 0141 952 2988 and emails received at martin.docherty.mp@parliament.uk. However, these will not be routinely … Continue reading

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