“The Week in Westminster”- Small Business Saturday

We are fortunate to have a town centre as historic and interesting as Dunfermline’s, which acts as the hub for a variety of social gatherings and events. Over the year we have seen a range of exciting events in the town centre and Pittencrieff Park such as the Bruce Festival, the Dunfermline Children’s gala and

MP sticks up for local pub tenants

Thomas Docherty, Labour MP for Dunfermline & West Fife has voted to end strict rules that force pub tenants to pay higher prices for their drinks. This is in light of an increasing amount of complaints from pub landlords, ‘tied’ to large pub companies, who are struggling to make ends meet. The Labour Party supported

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

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“The Week in Westminster”- Small Business Saturday

November 27, 2014

We are fortunate to have a town centre as historic and interesting as Dunfermline’s, which acts as the hub for a variety of social gatherings and events. Over the year we have seen a range of exciting events in the town centre and Pittencrieff Park such as the Bruce Festival, the Dunfermline Children’s gala and

MP sticks up for local pub tenants

November 27, 2014

Thomas Docherty, Labour MP for Dunfermline & West Fife has voted to end strict rules that force pub tenants to pay higher prices for their drinks. This is in light of an increasing amount of complaints from pub landlords, ‘tied’ to large pub companies, who are struggling to make ends meet. The Labour Party supported