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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR ADVANCING MS RESEARCH

Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has shown his support for investment in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research, after visiting an exhibition by the MS Society in the House of Commons. The exhibition, ‘Multiple Sclerosis – The Research Story’, gave parliamentarians the opportunity … Continue reading

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MARTIN VISITS RICHARD RATCLIFFE AT IRANIAN EMBASSAY HUNGER STRIKE

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP met with Richard Ratcliffe this week outside the Iranian Embassy to show solidarity for the campaign to secure freedom and justice for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. The MP for West Dunbartonshire took time between meetings at Westminster to visit … Continue reading

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CLYDEBANK POST COLUMN: SCOTLAND DESERVES BETTER THAN BORIS OR JEREMY

Events at the House of Commons these past few weeks have been dominated by the race to win the keys to Number 10. In a Tory leadership contest populated by hypocrites and fantasists, an initial field of ten has now … Continue reading

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SUPPORT FOR GUIDE DOG OWNERS FACING DISCRIMINATION IN ACCESS TO SERVICES

Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has spoken out against discrimination facing service dog users after meeting with concerned guide dog owners in the House of Commons. This week more than 100 guide dog owners from across Scotland and the UK gathered … Continue reading

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MARTIN COMMITS TO ‘GETTING CARERS CONNECTED’ THIS CARERS WEEK

Local MP for West Dunbartonshire, Martin Docherty-Hughes, has pledged his support to carers across Clydebank, Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven as part of Carers Week 2019. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Carers Week which aims to celebrate … Continue reading

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TORIES SLAMMED OVER ‘BROKEN PROMISE’ AS BBC SCRAPS TV LICENCE FOR OVER-75s

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has slammed the Tory UK government for breaking another election promise, after it was revealed that the BBC will end blanket free TV licences for pensioners aged over-75. At the 2017 General Election the … Continue reading

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HOME OFFICE SLAMMED OVER FEARS PARISH PRIESTS BEING DENIED ENTRY TO UK

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has hit out at the Home Office over changes to immigration rules which make it difficult for priests and religious leaders from overseas to come to the UK.   The local SNP MP has … Continue reading

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DOCHERTY-HUGHES: “THERESA MAY’S RECORD AS PM LEAVES A LOT TO BE DESIRED”

Theresa May has finally called it quits announcing that she will step down in June. So the end of May has come sooner than expected, but in truth it’s been obvious for some time that the Prime Minister’s days at … Continue reading

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