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Tommy Sheppard
30 March 2017
Tommy's Blog
Articles
Media
There have been some daft arguments put against allowing people in Scotland to have a choice about the future of their country. You have no mandate Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon. Really? Did the SNP not mention this in their manifesto for the Scottish Parliament election last year? Let’s check. Maybe it’s buried away somewhere. No wait. Page 24 has a whole section on a second referendum. It...
Tommy Sheppard
02 March 2017
Media
Sometimes, democracy works. It worked last month with proposed changes to business rates in Scotland. Independent assessors recalculated what each business would be charged. Since it had been seven years since the last review it was no surprise that some would see big changes. Two thirds of local businesses saw no increase or a cut but some were facing dramatic eye-watering hikes in their rates. T...
Roz Currie
17 February 2017
Media

On Sunday 12th February Tommy appeared on Radio 4's Westminster Hour where called on the UK Government to just get on with guaranteeing the rights of EU citizens already living in UK.

If you missed it you can catch up here.

Tommy Sheppard
03 February 2017
Policy
Media
This time next week I will be proposing a resolution in parliament on the situation in Palestine. It’ll make a change from wall to wall Trump and Brexit. The resolution has cross party support including a surprising number of Tories. It calls on the British Government to lead in getting new peace talks started and on the Israeli Government to stop building settlements in occupied Palestinian terri...
Tommy Sheppard
05 January 2017
Tommy's Blog
Media
I did ten press-ups this morning. It’s a start. Like many others the first days of my fledgling new year are driven by diet and detox. After the season of Christmas party excess and forced bonhomie it’s time to reset the body. The road to hell and all that… I write on bank holiday Tuesday. The last day before the start of a new political term; last day of distraction. Tomorrow I’ll need to fire th...