Category Archives: Campaign Emails

RIP OFF LOANS

Whilst short term lending can play a positive role in helping those with temporary cash flow problems, the high rates charged by pay lenders have left many families trapped into a dangerous spiral into debt from which they cannot escape.

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LGBT RIGHTS IN CHECHNYA

Russia’s record on LGBT rights is completely unacceptable – this undoubtedly forms part of the position of much of the international community that the country fails to stand up for human rights and must be sanctioned accordingly.

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UNIVERSAL CREDIT ROLL-OUT

Delaying the roll-out of Universal Credit (UC) further does nothing but kick the misery down the road, and won’t help those currently suffering under UC – the Tories need to stop the roll-out immediately.

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FROZEN PENSIONS

I am aware of the predicament of many pensioners living overseas as a result of the UK Government’s ad hoc policy on up-rating overseas pensions. According to a report by the International Consortium of British Pensioners & National Pensioners Convention, … Continue reading

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IR35 TAX RULE

My colleague Kirsty Blackman MP warned the Chancellor about the risks of the IR35 tax change during the 25 April 2017 debate of the Finance Bill last year and the SNP will use this autumn’s Budget process to yet again … Continue reading

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UK CITIZENS BREXIT

Peoples’ lives should not be used as bargaining chips in the Brexit negotiations.

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MILITARY INTERVENTION IN SYRIA

The SNP believes that any military intervention in Syria is likely to make the humanitarian crisis worse not better, particularly as it does not contribute to longer-term peace.

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AMAZON TAX

The UK Government should follow the EU’s lead and undertake a full and comprehensive review of how best to tax online retailers to ensure they pay a fair share.

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