Holiday Contact Information

We will be closing on Friday 22nd December for Christmas and Hogmanay and will return on Monday 8th January 2018. If you have an urgent enquiry. Please either email Hannah.bardell.mp@parliament.uk or leave a message on 01506 462 004 – Phone messages will be checked daily.   Useful contacts:   West Lothian Council – 01506 280000 Gas servicing – 0808 1003353 Homelessness – 0800 0323450 […]

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COMMENT ON INCIDENT AT ST KENTIGERN’S ACADEMY

COMMENT ON INCIDENT AT ST KENTIGERN’S ACADEMY  “I was made aware of the incident this morning and have spoken to West Lothian Council, the Justice Secretary and the Education Secretary. “Our thoughts are with the student affected, who is being treated at St Johns hospital in Livingston. This is a serious but thankfully extremely rare incident.  […]

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Coming out as a politician

Just over a year ago I took part in an historic photograph with other LGBT MPs and members of the House of Lords. It highlighted to the country and the world how many members there are of the two Houses that identify as LGBT. As of the 2017 General election there are 45.          […]

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DISMISSING SCOTLAND’S GM CROPS BAN SETS DANGEROUS PRECEDENT, SNP WARNS

Scotland’s world-leading food and drinks sector is at risk, the SNP has warned Today’s Times has reported that the International Trade Secretary has written to Westminster Cabinet colleagues advocating bypassing Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in trade deals and denying the devolved governments a veto. This would mean that the decision taken by the democratically […]

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Local MSP and MP call for halt on flight paths changes until proper regulatory framework is in place

Fiona Hyslop MSP and Hannah Bardell MP have responded to Edinburgh Airport’s “surprise” announcement of details of their proposals on the Airspace Change Programme and criticised the lack of a proper regulatory framework for decision-making. Speaking in her Livingston constituency on Friday, Ms Bardell said: “This announcement has taken everyone by surprise; our understanding was that the CAA […]

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