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RENEWED CALLS FOR ARMED FORCES REPRESENTATIVE BODY OVER SERVICE PERSONNEL PAY CONCERNS

West Dunbartonshire’s MP has renewed calls for an armed forces representative body after it was revealed the lowest paid armed forces personnel are paid almost £2 less than the UK government’s National Minimum Wage. Local SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes – Scotland’s … Continue reading

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FIGHT GOES ON TO WIN JUSTICE FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S WASPI WOMEN

Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has pledged to continue fighting on behalf of 1950s-born women in West Dunbartonshire hit by the Westminster government’s changes to state pension age. The move comes following a court ruling dismissing the case of WASPI (Women … Continue reading

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SCOTLAND’S FUTURE MUST BE IN SCOTLAND’S HANDS

In the 10 weeks since becoming Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has lost 7 out of 7 votes in the Commons; lost his parliamentary majority; lost 23 of his own Conservative MPs; lost a by-election; lost a case in the Supreme … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP TACKLES BORIS JOHNSON DURING FIERY EXCHANGES AT COMMONS

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has hit out at Boris Johnson during fiery exchanges in parliament over the Prime Minister’s response to the Supreme Court’s judgement that it was unlawful to shut down parliament. Boris Johnson addressed the House of … Continue reading

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MARTIN SEEKS ASSURANCES ON RIGHTS OF ‘DEVASTATED’ THOMAS COOK WORKERS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has spoken up in parliament on behalf of ‘devastated’ staff and customers of Thomas Cook following the collapse of the airline. The SNP MP said he had been contacted by a number of Thomas … Continue reading

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CAMPAIGN CONTINUES TO HELP RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY ‘WHISKY BLACK’ FUNGUS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has vowed to continue helping local residents affected by ‘whisky black’ – a fungus believed to cause the discolouration of property located near to whisky bonds. The local SNP MP became the first ever … Continue reading

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PARKINSON’S & MENTAL HEALTH

There are approximately 12,400 people in Scotland who currently have Parkinson’s diagnosis and this number is predicted to increase by 40% within the next 20 years. Due to such numbers, the SNP has taken steps to best support everyone living … Continue reading

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MARTIN ‘WEARS IT PINK’ IN SUPPORT OF BREAST CANCER CAMPAIGN

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes added a dash of pink to their usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which takes place on Friday 18 October. Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes is calling for their constituents across … Continue reading

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