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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE PENSIONERS URGED TO RECLAIM MILLIONS IN LOST BENEFITS

Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes is supporting Age Scotland’s campaign to urge pensioners across Clydebank, Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven not to miss out on millions of pounds in unclaimed benefits. The move by the SNP MP comes as new … Continue reading

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EARLY DIAGNOSIS IS KEY TO TACKLING “CELTIC CURSE” ILLNESS

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes is seeking to raise awareness of an illness known as the “Celtic Curse” which is thought to affect 1 in 8 people across Scotland. Genetic condition Haemochromatosis is a disorder which causes the body to absorb … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR ADVANCING MS RESEARCH

Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has shown his support for investment in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research, after visiting an exhibition by the MS Society in the House of Commons. The exhibition, ‘Multiple Sclerosis – The Research Story’, gave parliamentarians the opportunity … Continue reading

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SAUDI ARMS TRADE

Last week’s Court of Appeal’s verdict was that the Government’s decision to continue to award these licences was “unlawful”. The House of Lords International Relations Committee which has concluded that the UK’s weapons exports “are highly likely to be the … Continue reading

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MARTIN VISITS RICHARD RATCLIFFE AT IRANIAN EMBASSAY HUNGER STRIKE

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP met with Richard Ratcliffe this week outside the Iranian Embassy to show solidarity for the campaign to secure freedom and justice for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. The MP for West Dunbartonshire took time between meetings at Westminster to visit … Continue reading

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PREGNANCY & MATERNITY DISCRIMINATION

The SNP supports the purposes of the Pregnancy & Maternity (Protection from Redundancy) Bill, which we believe would go some way to helping end pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.

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CLYDEBANK POST COLUMN: SCOTLAND DESERVES BETTER THAN BORIS OR JEREMY

Events at the House of Commons these past few weeks have been dominated by the race to win the keys to Number 10. In a Tory leadership contest populated by hypocrites and fantasists, an initial field of ten has now … Continue reading

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CLIMATE CHANGE BILL

There is a global climate emergency and people across Scotland have been calling, rightly, for more ambition to tackle it and safeguard our planet for future generations. In response to calls from young people, scientists and businesses across the country, … Continue reading

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