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CALL FOR AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION

 

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FOLLOWS “COMPLETE SHAMBLES” OF EU REFERENDUM REGISTRATION DEADLINE

SNP MP Owen Thompson has today led a Westminster debate calling on the UK government to consider automatic voter registration following the “complete shambles” of the registration deadline for the EU Referendum. Continue reading CALL FOR AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION

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“The Government have made a pig’s-ear of the way they have introduced Pension Age Equalisation”

WASPI group 2On Wednesday, June 29th, Brendan O’Hara joined women from across the country at a demonstration outside the Palace of Westminster in support of women hit by the acceleration of the equalisation of the State Pension Age, a change which began in 1995 and was compounded in 2011.
Campaigners also met their local MPs inside the Palace in order to secure their support for the campaign. Continue reading “The Government have made a pig’s-ear of the way they have introduced Pension Age Equalisation”

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“Reach Out – make a difference to someone who’s lonely”

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“Loneliness is a public health issue, NHS Highland launch initiative to
raise awareness”
I welcome the NHS campaign to highlight the detrimental impact of loneliness which can affect so many people, young or old. In Argyll and Bute, we have a higher proportion of older people and our remote and rural geography which can make loneliness even more prevalent.

Continue reading “Reach Out – make a difference to someone who’s lonely”

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Brendan O’Hara Challenges Government on Brexit impact On Defence Policies (Video)

In a robust exchange at yesterday’s Defence Questions, I asked the Secretary of State to tell me how the economic consequences created by a Brexit vote will affect our future defence procurement programme, including the Type-26 Frigates, the MPAs and the F-35’s and, what did he plan to tell our NATO allies at next week’s Warsaw Conference, all of whom desperately want the UK to remain in the European Union.

Source:

http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/4166e746-b9af-41b2-8a71-983be4680fb4?in=14:43:00&out=14:45:23

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