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Tommy Sheppard
31 January 2020
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Dear fellow Europeans I’m sorry. I’m so sorry. The UK is leaving the European Union later tonight. I’ve resisted it every step of the way but now it is really happening. Please know that this is not what the people who live in this great city want. Boris Johnson does not act in our name. We are being dragged out of Europe against our will. And we are determined that this will not be the end of the...
Tommy Sheppard
23 January 2020
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This week Politico reported that Number Ten are set to launch a pro-union offensive north of the border. Last week leadership contender Lisa Nandy provoked fierce criticism by saying Labour should learn from Spain’s attempts to defeat Catalan independence campaigners.Both approaches from different parts of the British political mainstream have in common a denial of the express views of voters in S...
Tommy Sheppard
16 January 2020
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SNP CRITICISE LABOUR LEADERSHIP CANDIDATE'S ANTI-DEMOCRATIC REMARKS LABOUR "HOPELESSLY OUT OF TOUCH" WITH THE PEOPLE OF SCOTLAND The SNP has criticised Lisa Nandy after the Labour leadership candidate stated she would deny the people of Scotland a choice over their future if she became leader – going as far as to suggest that she would follow the example of independence movements suppressed thro...
Tommy Sheppard
06 January 2020
My work for you in Westminster
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We are in the midst of a sustained and serious constitutional crisis. A central feature of the broken Westminster system has always been the undemocratic House of Lords. My 2019 report into the Scottish Lords lays bare the extent to which the Scottish Lords were unrepresentative of Scotland.  The report examines the House of Lords in the previous UK parliament and found that in every single area o...
Tommy Sheppard
03 January 2020
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Is it just me or does last month’s election already seem a long time ago? That last week in parliament was a pretty turgid affair. Self-congratulation by the tea-room Tories was matched by remorse and recrimination as Labour losers cleared lockers and desks. And then it was Christmas. There was no settling of the dust, no clarity on what the election results actually meant.That starts now. Not for...