Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Leaving the EU: a disaster in slow motion

Today (Wed 31 Jan) we debated the UK Government's analysis papers on leaving the EU. I believe the papers must be made public, although I have my doubts they'll tell us much we don't already know .... here's my speech...Everybody with any sense of how the world works, or indeed, even the tiniest ability to listen to experts, knows that leaving the ...
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TORIES 'IN DENIAL' ABOUT EFFECT THEIR POLICIES ARE HAVING ON THE VULNERABLE

'UTTERLY SHOCKING' RESPONSE FROM UK GOVERNMENT ON PIP PAYMENT U-TURNSNP MP Deidre Brock has said that Tory ministers denying that their welfare policies are causing harm to people is 'utterly shocking' and that the UK government is 'in denial' about the effect of their callous policies.Deidre Brock's comments follow a question today on the UK gover...
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SNP TAKE SHOCK COLLAR CAMPAIGN TO TORIES AT WESTMINSTER

SNP politicians are calling on the Tory government at Westminster to use its reserved powers to ban the sale of electronic shock collars across the UK.Leading animal welfare groups united this week to praise the SNP Scottish Government's decision to use its devolved powers to introduce a "prompt and effective" ban on the use of shock collars and ot...
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Working Week 15-21 January

EU Withdrawal Bill - Labour and Tories let us downTwo days of debates on the EU Withdrawal bill culminated in the UK Government pushing it through almost unscathed - in the end nearly all the Tory MPs, including those from Scotland, meekly followed their party into the voting lobbies to vote through this bill. The honourable exception was Ken Clark...
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Mundell is caught knitting on the job

This article first appeared in Edinburgh Evening News Monday 15 January 2018 In the days of the French revolution a tricoteuse was a woman who sat and knitted while attending public executions. The advance of gender equality means we now have a male version of the tricoteuse in the shape of the Scottish Secretary David Mundell MP.The unfortuna...
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