Martin Docherty-Hughes MP, Member of Parliament for West Dunbartonshire

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The UK government has been accused of abandoning Scotland’s most deprived communities, as it’s emerged that Clydebank is amongst five of the poorest parts of the country to lose out in the latest round ‘Levelling …


The UK government has been accused of ‘failing working-class communities’ over reports Ministers are planning to raise the state pension age to 68. West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has warned that Scots face having to …


West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has marked Holocaust Memorial Day 2023 in parliament by signing the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment. Local MP Docherty-Hughes pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those …

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Today is #HolocaustMemorialDay, when we remember all those murdered during the Holocaust, Nazi persecution of other groups, and in genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.


Productive meeting with @BenMacpherson and @MarieAMcNair about the future devolution of Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit and the way forward for claimants with asbestos-related conditions in Scotland.

As West Dunbartonshire's MP, I hold weekly advice surgeries for residents across Clydebank, Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven.

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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Wishing everyone in Scotland and across the world a very happy Burns Night.

🥃 It’s comin yet for a’ that...

#RobertBurns #Bard

"We will not give up on Jagtar... it's time to set him free."

Grateful to the cross-party MPs who spoke in support of my constituent - and against the injustice of this arbitrary detention - in today's backbench business debate.


1/ Delighted to have the opportunity today to bring a debate to the floor of @HouseofCommons regarding my constituent #JagtarSinghJohal from Dumbarton. @RishiSunak and @JamesCleverly need to call for his immediate release - #BringJaggiHome…

MPs are holding Backbench Business debates on:

• Imprisonment of Jagtar Singh Johal
• Russia’s grand strategy


Tomorrow I will lead a Backbench Debate, speaking up for my constituent Jagtar and his family.

After 5 yrs of arbitrary detention in India, believed tortured, this young Scot now faces the death penalty.

I urge Rishi Sunak's govt to act now, before it's too late.


The road convoys that carry nuclear warheads to and from the Clyde have suffered crashes, brake faults and breakdowns, according to information released by the Ministry of Defence.…

On the 19th Jan I will be leading a debate on the floor of the @HouseofCommons about the over 5 yrs #arbitrary detention of my constituent #JagtarSinghJohal of #Dumbarton please contact your MP & ask them to attend #FreeJaggiNow

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