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FESTIVE MESSAGE: MARTIN DOCHERTY-HUGHES MP

I consider it a tremendous privilege to represent the people of West Dunbartonshire in the House of Commons. But it’s fair to say that these past weeks on the green benches have been pantomime-esque as the UK government descends into … Continue reading

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HOME OFFICE SLAMMED OVER TREATMENT OF WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE WOMAN FACING DEPORTATION

SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has hit out at the UK Home Office over its treatment of Chennan Fei, a charity volunteer living in Renton in West Dunbartonshire who faces being deported after 16 years of living in Scotland.

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MARTIN ANNOUNCES WINNER OF 2018 CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION

West Dunbartonshire MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has announced the winner of his 2018 parliamentary Christmas card design competition. This year’s winner is Kerrie Hoben of Aitkenbar Primary whose winning design was selected from hundreds of entries submitted by local schools across … Continue reading

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MARTIN VOWS TO VOTE AGAINST UK GOVERNMENT’S BREXIT DEAL

West Dunbartonshire’s MP has spoken in parliament against the Prime Minister’s proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement and pledged to support a second referendum on Brexit. SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes said that the UK is in a constitutional crisis as a result … Continue reading

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MARTIN URGES WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE RESIDENTS TO ‘BE SMART THIS WINTER’

With winter closing in, local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes is urging residents to make sure their homes are ready for anything the weather might bring.

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ROLL-OUT OF UNIVERSAL CREDIT IN WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

It’s been a remarkable few weeks in parliament. After a spate of ministerial resignations over the EU withdrawal deal, the Prime Minister continues to bury her head in the sand over a Brexit proposal that seems dead in the water.

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MARTIN URGES FOREIGN SECRETARY TO MEET WITH FAMILY OF SCOT HELD IN INDIA

An SNP MP has taken his campaign to help a Dumbarton man imprisoned in India to a debate in the House of Commons. West Dunbartonshire MP Martin Docherty-Hughes led an adjournment debate in the House of Commons this week to … Continue reading

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WELCOME CLIMBDOWN BY UK GOVT ON FIXED ODDS BETTING TERMINALS

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has welcomed a further climbdown from the UK government over highly-addictive Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

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