Category Archives: Campaign Emails

FREE TV LICENCES FOR OVER-75s

I am deeply disappointed with the BBC’s decision to scrap free TV licences for the Over-75s. This decision is ultimately the result of the UK Government shifting what should be a welfare policy on to the BBC and shirking its … Continue reading

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VOTING RIGHTS OF EU CITIZENS

It is a disgrace that in addition to the uncertainties that EU citizens have had to endure, over the last almost 3 years since the EU referendum, some have been denied their right to vote in the European Parliament Election. … Continue reading

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REGISTRATION OF DRONES

Legislation regarding the use and deployment of drones is reserved to Westminster. I would encourage you to make your concerns known through the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) consultation to ensure these are heard.

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STANDING AGAINST TORTURE

It was revealed recently that the Ministry of Defence has been approving actions which would lead to torture if “the potential benefits justify accepting the risk and legal consequences”. Torture never works and is always wrong. We have known this … Continue reading

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CUTS TO UC SUPPORT FOR DISABLED CHILDREN

It is completely unacceptable that the DWP is cutting support to households with disabled children under the UK government’s Universal Credit (UC) social security changes. The fact is that households with a person with a disability face far higher living … Continue reading

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ISRAEL ARMS TRADE

The SNP strongly condemns all forms of violence and supports the European Union position of a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders. We firmly encourage Israel and Palestine to reach a sustainable, negotiated settlement under international law, based on … Continue reading

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RIGHT TO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

The SNP absolutely supports freedom of religion and worship everywhere in the world. This is a fundamental human right, long recognised as such by the international community, and there must be no let-up in international efforts to safeguard freedom of … Continue reading

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MODERN SLAVERY

The SNP Scottish Government has taken a welcome lead on modern slavery, passing the Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill in the last Parliamentary term, strengthening the rights of victims of trafficking, and by developing Scotland’s first strategy to tackle this … Continue reading

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