Category Archives: Campaign Emails

COVID-19: LEGACY BENEFITS

The SNP has called for the unfair disparity between the UK government’s benefits system to be resolved with a cash boost given to people claiming ‘legacy’ benefits such as Job Seekers Allowance and Employment Support Allowance.

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COVID-19: MATERNITY LEAVE

As you may be aware, employment law is a reserved matter which means that the UK Government is responsible for parental leave and pay. It’s clear that the UK Government needs to do more to expand parental leave and pay, … Continue reading

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COVID-19: SUPPORT FOR CARE HOMES

New figures released by the National Records of Scotland underline the devastating impact Coronavirus is having across our communities. In West Dunbartonshire 52 people have lost their lives to Covid-19, including 26 in local care homes. Behind every number is … Continue reading

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SUPPORT FOR RENTERS

SNP MPs have tirelessly campaigned to strengthen our social safety net and to ensure that universal credit is fit for purpose and we will continue to do so in this time of crisis. We agree that the UK Government needs … Continue reading

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COVID-19: SUPPORT FOR SELF EMPLOYED

On 26th March the UK Chancellor finally bowed to pressure from MPs, business organisations, and individuals, and unveiled a self-employed income support scheme. To ensure you are informed of what has been announced, below is a summary of the key … Continue reading

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BACK TO 60 & CEDAW

The SNP have been clear and consistent in our support for women born in the 1950s who have been short-changed by the Tory Government due to the accelerated timetable for increases in the women’s State Pension Age. SNP MPs have … Continue reading

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GLOBAL OCEAN TREATY

The Scottish Government manages our marine environment with the guiding principle that our natural environment, its wildlife and the diversity of the industries which depend on it, must be safeguarded for future generations. 

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ANIMAL CRUELTY SENTENCING

Scotland is a nation of animal lovers and takes the welfare of our pets, animals and livestock very seriously. The SNP are committed to protecting the welfare of animals and will continue to legislate to improve the welfare of animals. … Continue reading

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