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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HANNAH BARDELL MP – BUDGET SPEECH

Last week, the Chancellor delivered his Budget on International Women’s Day, a day when women, and men, across the world celebrated women and their contribution to society, and highlighted how important it is to have an inclusive, gender-balanced workplace. I cannot think of a better day for the Chancellor to show how much we value […]

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BUDGET: SIGNIFICANT HARDSHIP FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Hannah Bardell MP said a tax hike on national insurance will hit self-employed workers throughout the UK. The SNP’s business engagement, small businesses, and innovation spokesperson commented: “Amid the” utter chaos of a hard Tory Brexit, a hike on NICs threatens to undermine and deter the type of entrepreneurial behaviour that we should seek to […]

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Brexit and your business – a listening exercise

Businesses from Livingston and West Lothian joined local MPs and MSPs in Bathgate this week to discuss the potential impact of Brexit on their companies. Hannah Bardell MP, Martyn Day MP and Angela Constance MSP hosted the listening exercise at the Regal Theatre for dozens of owners, directors and managers from both sides of the […]

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Brexit meeting for SMEs in West Lothian

Are you a small or medium business in West Lothian? Do you want to speak to your local parliamentarians about the impacts of Brexit? I would like to invite delegates from your business to join me to discuss any current or projected implications to your business with regards to Britain’s exit from the EU. This […]

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T2 Trainspotting inspired Brexit speech goes viral

Inspired by the T2 Trainspotting movie launched recently, Hannah made a compelling speech to the House during the second reading of Brexit bill on Wednesday (February 1 2017). Within minutes, the video was being shared by thousands and in less than 24 hours it had reached 50,000 views. We’ve shared the video on the Facebook […]

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