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IVORY TRADE

The recent increases in poaching are deplorable and are fuelled by the trade in ivory. The SNP welcomes this Bill and the UK government’s progress on tackling the illegal ivory trade. The SNP hopes to see the UK government fulfil … Continue reading

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ARMED FORCES BILL WILL GIVE SERVICE PERSONNEL ‘ONE STRONG VOICE’

SNP MP and member of the Defence Select Committee Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has said that the Ten Minute Rule Bill in his name is aimed at giving service personnel ‘one strong voice’. Mr Docherty Hughes’ Bill – presented at Westminster … Continue reading

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MP BACKS CAMPAIGN FOR ACTION ON SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATHS AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE

Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has added his backing to a campaign to help reduce the number of young people dying from undiagnosed heart conditions. Across the UK it’s estimated that 12 young people lose their lives each week due to … Continue reading

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MoD ‘CHAOS’ SHOWS TORIES CAN’T BE TRUSTED WITH SCOTLAND’S SECURITY

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has said the Tory government “can’t be trusted with Scotland’s security” following a critical new report from the House of Commons Defence Select Committee. The report, published today, calls on the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP WALKS OUT OF HOUSE OF COMMONS AS SCOTLAND IS SILENCED ON BREXIT

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP said he walked out of the House of Commons to stand up for his constituents following repeated attempts by the Tory government to silence Scotland’s voice on Brexit. The MP for West Dunbartonshire joined the SNP’s Westminster … Continue reading

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MP TO RUN SCOTTISH HALF MARATHON FOR CARERS OF WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP is set to run the Scottish Half Marathon to raise funds for local charity Carers of West Dunbartonshire. The MP for West Dunbartonshire visited the Carers’ Centre based on Dumbarton Road to launch his fundraising campaign ahead … Continue reading

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MP LAUNCHES SURVEY ON IMPACT OF ‘WHISKY BLACK’ IN WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has launched a survey of local residents examining the impact of ‘whisky black’ on properties across West Dunbartonshire. It follows concerns raised to the MP by residents about property exteriors – including homes, garden furniture and vehicles … Continue reading

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MARTIN SINGS PRAISES OF DEMENTIA FRIENDLY COMMUNITY CHOIR

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has highlighted the support available to families affected by dementia to mark Dementia Awareness Week 2018. The MP for West Dunbartonshire paid a visit to the Every Voice Community Choir at St Augustine’s Church – a dementia … Continue reading

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