Getting on with the Day Job

 

So @kezdugdale has said all SNP MPs are doing in Westminster is fighting for independence. Let’s see shall we?

 

1. Here’s @IBlackfordSNP fighting against the UK’s ridiculous immigration system that would have deported the Brains. http://www.thenational.sco/news/14902497.Ian_Blackford__MP__describes_the_deporting_of_people_like_the_Brain_family_as_a_modern_day_Highland_Clearance/

 

2. Here’s @EilidhWhiteford passing landmark domestic violence legislation. SNP MPs did that in Westminster.  https://www.holyrood.com/articles/news/snp-mp%E2%80%99s-bill-ratify-istanbul-convention-gets-backing-parliament

 

3. Here’s @alisonthewliss exposing the Tories repugnant #RapeClause and SNP’s fighting against it.  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/mar/03/exemption-clause-for-tax-credits-in-chaos-says-mp

 

4. Here’s @MhairiBlack fighting against the UK Govt’s absurd benefits sanctions regime which is hurting the vulnerable.  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/video/2017/mar/22/mhairi-black-benefit-sanctions-dont-work-and-westminster-knows-it-video?CMP=twt_gu

 

5. Oh look. Here is @alisonthewliss again, campaigning for more protections on the marketing of baby formula milk.  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/nov/16/formula-milk-marketing-claims-mp-calls-for-fresh-curbs

 

6. Here’s @joannaccherry campaigning against the Tories inhumane decision to scrap the Dub’s amendment.  http://www.thenational.scot/politics/14892135.SNP_MP_Joanna_Cherry_calls_on_Theresa_May_to_give_support_to_vulnerable_child_refugees_after_French_camps_visit/

 

7. Here’s @kirstenoswald fighting for our veterans. Thanks to her, mesothelioma sufferers will get care they deserve  https://www.snp.org/doing_the_right_thing_by_our_veterans

 

8. Here’s @RogMull fighting against the SLP tax loophole that’s Westminster seems to not want to close. http://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/14695858.Roger_Mullin_MP__Why_I_fear_Westminster_will_not_close_Scotland__39_s_tax_haven_loophole/

 

9. Yup it’s @MhairiBlack again. Fighting for @WASPI_Campaign & for fair treatment for women born in the 1950s #WASPI  https://www.sundaypost.com/news/political-news/mhairi-black-pledges-to-continue-pensions-fight/

 

10. Next it’s @StephenGethins standing up to Theresa May’s extreme Brexit obsession & protecting 80,000 Scottish jobs. https://inews.co.uk/opinion/comment/snps-stephen-gethins-wont-meekly-succumb-hard-brexit/

 

11. Here’s @AlexSalmond laying down 50 amendments to the Tories brexit bill & standing up for Scotland’s interests. http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15043489.SNP_will_table_50_amendments_to_Brexit_bill__says_Alex_Salmond/

 

12. Here’s @AngusRobertson exposing the Tories plans to ditch the pensions #TripleLock at #PMQs  https://twitter.com/theSNP/status/857198729752981505

 

13. Here’s @EilidhWhiteford standing up for Scotland’s fishing communities that the Tories think are “expendable”. https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/9251/uk-government-fails-guarantee-support-scotland-s-fishing-community

 

14. Here’s @callum_mccaig standing up for Aberdeen’s Oil & Gas sector. Demanding the UK Govt support the industry https://www.energyvoice.com/opinion/103515/103515/

 

15. Here’s @CalumKerrSNP standing up to the UK Govt’s extreme Brexit that will hurt Scotland’s farming communities. https://www.fginsight.com/news/news/this-is-a-disgraceful-way-to-treat-the-sector—snp-slams-ministers-for-short-changing-farmers-20649

 

16. Here’s @joannaccherry again, standing up to the Theresa May’s illiberal snoopers charter. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/mar/14/snoopers-charter-labour-threatens-to-hold-up-bill-over-privacy-fears

 

17. Here’s @HannahB4LiviMP fighting for her constituents & winning the fight for a new independent aviation body. http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/west-lothian-mp-wins-battle-9837797

 

18. Here’s @KirstySNP reuniting with a young girl with her lost toy bunny. Because not everything has to be serious  https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/uk/westminster-bunny-reunited-child-lost-thanks-snp-mp-kirsty-blackman/

 

19. But if you think it does, here’s @KirstySNP fighting for a more family friendly parliament. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jul/26/kirsty-blackman-snp-mp-westminster-parliament-childcare-london

 

20. Here’s @PeteWishart holding the Tories feet to the fire over the election expenses investigation. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/scottish-national-party-call-for-met-police-to-investigate-tory-election-fraud-a7042396.html

 

21. Here’s @PGibsonSNP securing a victory in her campaign against nuisance calls. http://www.thenational.scot/news/14896609.Victory_for_MP_Patricia_Gibson_as_firm_chiefs_face_fines_of_up_to___500_000_for_nuisance_calls/

 

22. Here’s @TasminaSheikh holding the UK Govt to account over their failures in the #Concentrix scandal http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/perthshire-mp-tasmina-ahmed-sheikh-8849883

 

23. Here’s @AlanBrownSNP campaigning to secure audio & visual help for blind & deaf passengers on public transport. http://www.thenational.scot/news/14903358.MP_argues_for__talking_buses__to_help_deaf_and_blind_travellers/

 

24. Here’s @StewartMcDonald MPs fighting the Tories decision to close half of Glasgow’s job centres https://stv.tv/news/west-central/1375030-half-of-glasgow-job-centres-to-close-under-uk-government-plans/

 

25. Here’s @ChrisStephens constantly reminding Labour & Tories of the #IndyRef promises for jobs in Clyde shipyards  https://www.sundaypost.com/fp/union-fears-for-clyde-jobs-as-tories-back-bae-review/

 

26. Here’s @AngelaCrawley30 standing up for LGBT & Transgender equality and calling for more progress. https://stv.tv/news/politics/1374436-snp-make-2017-a-year-of-progress-for-transgender-rights/

 

27. Here’s @MrJohnNicolson exposing & fighting the Tories privatisation agenda – this time around @Channel4News http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/11/04/jon-snow-david-cameron-channel-4-privatisation_n_8474610.html

 

28. Here’s @Stuart_McDonald & @ronniecowan fighting against the Tories ludicrous immigration targets https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/communities/opinion/house-commons/82861/stuart-mcdonald-mp-and-ronnie-cowan-mp-ludicrous

 

29. Here’s @PeteWishart fighting against the ‘go home’ vans that Theresa May set up http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/13116016.SNP_demands_answers_over_immigration__poster_vans_/

 

30. Here’s @GavNewlandsSNP campaigning for men to stand up against domestic violence.  http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/istanbul-convention-domestic-violence-male-mps-vote-a7477006.html

 

31. Here’s @BrendanOHaraSNP standing up to the Westminster parties obsession with spending £100bn on nuclear weapons. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/brendan-ohara/trident_b_11054406.html

 

32. Here’s @DeidreBrock bringing common sense to Westminster & fighting against the Tories desire for a new Royal yacht http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/government-rules-out-using-taxpayers-money-to-fund-new-royal-yacht-a7356426.html

 

SNP – Getting on with the Day Job.

(This is just an example of some of the things the SNP has been doing – if you have anymore suggestions please email defiayeonline@gmail.com with others)

(This article has been made possible by harvesting tweets from  @GrantDCostello – cheers Grant)

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