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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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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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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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SNP Youth Glasgow Hustings

 All candidates have been invited to a hustings organised by SNP Youth Glasgow

WHEN - Sunday 27th August - 5.30pm

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Dunfermline and West Fife

All 4 candidates will be attending a hustings organised by Dunfermline and West Fife Constituency Association.

WHEN - Thursday 11th August (arrivals from 7pm)

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Tommy's Blog Articles

Tommy Sheppard
13 September 2019
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At two minutes past ten on Wednesday morning I was sitting in court number one just behind St Giles on the Royal Mile. A minute later Lord Carloway announced the unanimous decision by the appeal court judges that the British government had acted illegally in proroguing parliament.  There was an audible intake of breath as the decision hit.I was pleased to join my colleague Joanna Cherry QC, and ot...
Tommy Sheppard
09 September 2019
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My work for you in Westminster
I've had a few emails recently from people who are asking about the SNP position regarding a general election.While I recorded some video updates last week, one of the limitations of social media is that it mitigates against context and nuance, so it is not always an adequate medium to communicate one's ideas. Also, while the instant nature of social media is useful it is limited in a situation li...
Tommy Sheppard
03 September 2019
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Under the new Prime Minister, the UK’s headlong dash towards the No Deal Brexit cliff edge has accelerated. Johnson makes demands he knows the European Union cannot accept. He demands the removal of the Backstop. The Backstop was designed to protect the Good Friday Agreement and thus peace in Northern Ireland and is, let’s not forget, an international treaty which is overwhelmingly supported by th...
Tommy Sheppard
26 August 2019
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And so the parliamentary summer recess draws to a close. This week Westminster opposition parties meet to plan their autumn attack. The week after, battle commences in the palace by the Thames. The parliament and the premier, each with a death wish on each other. The question: who will get the killer blow in first?What is clear is that a General Election is coming. Either the government will colla...
Tommy Sheppard
19 August 2019
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Dearie me, what’s going on in the People’s Party? First, shadow chancellor John McDonnell states that a Westminster Labour government wouldn’t block a request from the Scottish Parliament to hold an independence referendum. He says it twice just in case anyone thinks the first time was a mistake. And this week Jeremy Corbyn says it again to be sure.Now, in one sense, it’s an unremarkable statement...