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Some published articles and blog posts from Tommy Sheppard MP

West of Scotland Hustings - 25th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings in Greenock

WHEN - Sunday 25th September - 1pm 

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Milngavie Branch Meeting - 24th Sept

WHEN - Saturday 24th September - 7.30pm 

WHERE - Fraser Centre, Douglas Street, Milngavie, G62 6PA

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Oban Hustings - 24th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by Argyll and Bute CA

WHEN - Saturday 24th September - 12 noon 

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Dumbarton CA Hustings - 22nd Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings in Balloch

WHEN - Thursday 22nd September - 7pm 

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Edinburgh City Association Hustings - 20th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by ECA

WHEN - Tuesday 20th September - 7.30pm 

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West Lothian Hustings - 19th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised in West Lothian

WHEN - Monday 19th September - doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start

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Aberdeen Hustings - 17th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised in Aberdeen

WHEN - Saturday 17th September - 10.30am start

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Kilmarnock Hustings - 16th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by Kilmarnock and Irvine Constituency Association

WHEN - Friday 16th September - 7.30pm start

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Dundee Hustings - 11th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by Dundee branches. 

WHEN - Sunday 11th September - 2.30pm start

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Tweeddale Hustings - 10th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by Tweeddale Branch

WHEN - Saturday 10th September - 7pm start

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Glasgow Regional Association Hustings - 10th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by GRA.

WHEN - Saturday 10th September - 2pm start

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Perth and Kinross Hustings - 9th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by Perth and Kinross Constituency Association

WHEN - Friday 9th September - 7.30pm start

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Cumbernauld Hustings - 8th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by Cumbernauld Branch

WHEN - Thursday 8th September - doors at 7.30pm for 8pm start

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London Hustings - 6th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by London Branch

WHEN - Tuesday 6th September - 7.30pm start

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North East Fife Hustings - 4th Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by North East Fife.

WHEN - Sunday 4th September - Doors 6.30pm for 7pm start

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YSI Hustings in Perth - 3rd Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by YSI

WHEN - Saturday 3rd September - 2pm

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Stirling Hustings - 2nd Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by City of Stirling SNP

WHEN - Friday 2nd September - doors 7pm for a 7.30pm start

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Inchkeith Hustings - 1st Sept

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by Inchkeith Branch

WHEN - Thursday 1st September - 7pm

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Falkirk Hustings - 31st Aug

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings in Falkrik

WHEN - Wednesday 31th August - doors 7pm for a 7.30pm start

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South Lanarkshire Hustings - 30th Aug

All 4 candidates have been invited to a hustings in South Lanarkshire

WHEN - Tuesday 30th August - doors 7pm for a 7.30pm start

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Tommy's Blog Articles

Tommy Sheppard
18 July 2019
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The wait is nearly over. By next week the Tory party will have a new leader. And then they will foist him on the country at large. With most of the votes cast it seems that the clown prince is unstoppable. Barring a miracle Boris Johnson will be our next Prime Minister.

And then what?

Tommy Sheppard
08 July 2019
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Democracy means the right to change your mind. Collectively, people can decide to do something, and if it doesn't work, or they don't like it, they can do something else. That much shouldn't be in doubt for the left - or any democrat. There's no argument in principle against having a second referendum - on anything - if that is what people want.Then again, you can't go changing your mind every wee...
Tommy Sheppard
25 April 2019
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Forty years ago in the sweltering summer of 1979 I got myself arrested at Torness. I was one of hundreds protesting against the construction of the nuclear power station. For my efforts I got to spend a night in the cells at Dunbar nick.As the then Thatcher government was keen to point out - we didn't stop Torness. But as I'm keen to point out it was a tipping point. The time when nuclear energy l...
Tommy Sheppard
29 March 2019
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For many months the government has wielded a number of sticks to beat MPs into supporting its Withdrawal Agreement. It might be bad, they argue, but the alternative is worse. Remainers have been threatened with no deal. Leavers with no Brexit.The latest big stick is the threat of having to participate in the European parliamentary elections. To avoid this the Government (and the EU’s) new deadline...
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28 March 2019
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So we’re not leaving the European Union tomorrow after all. As the Brexiters cancel their street parties and put away the bunting the rest of us should think carefully about what to do with the reprieve.This week started with parliament voting to take control of the process from government. A move without precedent. In truth, we were forced into it. What else can you do when faced with a governmen...