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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP CALLS ON PM TO MAKE £20 UNIVERSAL CREDIT ‘LIFELINE’ PERMANENT

The Prime Minister has been urged by West Dunbartonshire’s MP to rethink ‘devastating’ Tory proposals to cut a £20 per week uplift of Universal Credit from benefit claimants. Local SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes hit out at the UK government’s plans … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP SLAMS TORIES OVER PLANS TO RIP-UP WORKERS’ RIGHTS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has hit out at the Westminster government over reports the Tories are preparing to rip-up key worker protections enshrined in EU law. According to reports in the Financial Times, the UK Government business department … Continue reading

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UPDATE: SCOTLAND IN LOCKDOWN

On 4th January 2021 the Scottish Government announced a new national lockdown in mainland Scotland to prevent the spread of the new, highly contagious strain of coronavirus (Covid-19). The new measures make it a legal requirement to stay at home … Continue reading

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UPDATE: COVID-19 FESTIVE GUIDANCE

On 19th December 2020 the Scottish Government announced a tightening of protections against Coronavirus (COVID-19) to prevent the spread of the new, highly contagious strain of the virus in West Dunbartonshire and across Scotland.

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE TO REMAIN IN LEVEL 3 COVID RESTRICTIONS

Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has responded to the announcement that West Dunbartonshire is to remain in Level 3 restrictions along with 18 other local authority areas following this week’s review of Covid-19 protection levels. The Level 3 restrictions are expected … Continue reading

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DUMBARTON REPORTER COLUMN – 11 DECEMBER 2020

In Dumbarton and across West Dunbartonshire our communities continue to make progress in the fight against Covid-19. Case numbers have reduced significantly, giving us real hope with the rollout of the vaccine that there is some light at the end of the tunnel.  As we look to the … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MOVES TO LEVEL 3 COVID RESTRICTIONS

It has been announced today (8 December 2020) that West Dunbartonshire is to move into Level 3 Covid-19 restrictions, alongside the other Scottish local authority areas currently subject to the highest Level 4 restrictions. The easing of restrictions will come … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MOVES TO LEVEL 4 COVID RESTRICTIONS

It has been announced today (17 November 2020) that West Dunbartonshire is to move into Level 4 Covid-19 restrictions alongside a number of local authorities within the Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board area and across central Scotland. The new … Continue reading

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