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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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DOCHERTY-HUGHES MP: PRIME MINISTER MUST RETHINK BREXIT DEAL

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has slammed the Prime Minister’s proposed Brexit deal, describing it as ‘damaging to Scotland and dead in the water’. The SNP MP said that he could not support a Brexit deal that puts jobs and living standards … Continue reading

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MARTIN LAUNCHES CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE SCHOOLS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has launched his 2018 parliamentary Christmas card design competition for local primary schools. West Dunbartonshire’s creative school pupils will be submitting their designs for the MP’s annual Christmas card competition to raise funds for … Continue reading

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RALLY ON PARLIAMENT IN SUPPORT OF SCOT IMPRISONED IN INDIA

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has called on the UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to ‘get serious’ as campaigners prepare to march on parliament in support of a Scot imprisoned in India for the past twelve months.

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MEETING WITH HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS TO DISCUSS ROLL-OUT OF UNIVERSAL CREDIT

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has met with housing staff from Bellsmyre and Cordale Housing Associations to discuss the impact of the roll-out of Universal Credit (UC) in West Dunbartonshire.

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BENEFITS AND TERMINAL ILLNESS

Current UK legislation for disability benefits and Universal Credit specifies that the definition of terminal illness is someone likely to die within 6 months. The Scottish Government has already shown what can be done when a Government puts dignity and … Continue reading

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MARTIN COMMEMORATES CENTENARY OF THE ARMISTICE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has paid tribute to those who have lost their lives in conflict ahead of Remembrance Sunday. The SNP MP spoke in a House of Commons debate commemorating the Centenary of the end of the … Continue reading

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JAGTAR SINGH JOHAL: 12 MONTHS DETAINED

It’s a year to the day since my constituent Jagtar Singh Johal, a 31 year old Scot from Dumbarton, was arrested in India whilst out shopping with his newlywed wife. In scenes reminiscent of a kidnapping, Jagtar had a sack … Continue reading

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