MP attends Valleyfield disaster commemoration

  Thomas Docherty MP attends the Valleyfield disaster commemoration with (from left to right) Cllr Bobby Clelland, Cllr Alice Callaghan, Cara Hilton MSP and Cllr Helen Law.  Thomas Docherty MP took part in an event on Sunday 26th October to mark the 75th anniversary of the Valleyfield mining disaster. In 1939 an explosion, which occurred

“The Week in Westminster”- Remembrance Week

Remembrance week is always a poignant time for communities across the United Kingdom.  We remember the sacrifices made not only by previous generations stretching back over the past century but we also honour those of the current generation who have given their lives to safeguard our country and protect our freedoms and those of our

MP meets those affected by climate change

Dunfermline and West Fife MP Thomas Docherty met Christian Aid partners from the Philippines and Bolivia, to hear first-hand what it is like to live with the reality of climate change and how it is affecting the world’s poor most acutely. Thomas met Voltaire Alferez, who runs a group of organisations campaigning on climate change

St Ninians Restoration enters final stage

St Ninians Surface Mine near Kelty welcomed Fife MP Thomas Docherty and MSP Cara Hilton recently to see first-hand the restoration of the site. Now in the final stages, Hargreaves Surface Mining Ltd has been on site for just under a year and has been delivering the restoration programme. During the visit, Thomas and Cara

MP praises Dunfermline Press for public service

Dunfermline and West Fife MP Thomas Docherty praised the Dunfermline Press for its “tenacious campaign” to remove the disgraced ex-MSP Bill Walker from office. The local MP and Shadow Minister was speaking on behalf of the Opposition at the Second Reading of the Recall Bill in the House of Commons. The Bill is of particular

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MP attends Valleyfield disaster commemoration

November 10, 2014

  Thomas Docherty MP attends the Valleyfield disaster commemoration with (from left to right) Cllr Bobby Clelland, Cllr Alice Callaghan, Cara Hilton MSP and Cllr Helen Law.  Thomas Docherty MP took part in an event on Sunday 26th October to mark the 75th anniversary of the Valleyfield mining disaster. In 1939 an explosion, which occurred

“The Week in Westminster”- Remembrance Week

November 10, 2014

Remembrance week is always a poignant time for communities across the United Kingdom.  We remember the sacrifices made not only by previous generations stretching back over the past century but we also honour those of the current generation who have given their lives to safeguard our country and protect our freedoms and those of our