West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has secured a meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on behalf of Dumbarton man Jagtar Singh Johal who has been held in arbitrary detention in India since November 2017.
MP Martin Docherty-Hughes gathered with the community in West Dunbartonshire to commemorate the 81st anniversary of the Clydebank Blitz.
Following a memorial service led by Canon Gerry Tartaglia of St Margaret’s and Our Holy Redeemer Parishes and Reverend Gregor McIntyre of Faifley Parish Church in Clydebank, Martin joined with elected members including Council leader Jonathan McColl and Depute Provost Karen Conaghan to lay wreaths at the Polish Memorial at Solidarity Plaza and the Blitz memorial at Old Dalnottar Cemetery. Continue reading “COMMEMORATING 81st ANNIVERSARY OF THE CLYDEBANK BLITZ”
West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has demanded urgent action from the UK government to tackle rising energy costs, as new figures show that more than 40 per cent of local households could be facing fuel poverty from April.
Figures released by the Energy Action Scotland charity show that 41 per cent of people living in West Dunbartonshire will soon be spending more than 10 per cent of their income on energy – the official definition of fuel poverty.