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Stuart McDonald MP @Stuart_McDonald Cumbernauld, Scotland

@theSNP MP for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth & Kirkintilloch East. Shadow Attorney General and Immigration Minister. 01236 453 969 / Stuart.mcdonald.mp@parliament.uk

2,264 Following   11,765 Followers   6,340 Tweets

Joined Twitter 11/4/10


Media coverage of Parliamentary Answer on deductions from Universal Credit. Time to axe the 5 week wait https://t.co/scEeozROs8
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPAnd we’re back... first APPG meeting of 2020 today. Thanks to all MPs and peers who attended - look forward to work… https://t.co/ubdVB9dw0g
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPFUTURE MIGRATION POLICY? 3.5 years post-Brexit ref; 4 home secs, 6ish Imm ministers, 2 MAC reports & 1 scrapped wh… https://t.co/pKSlJm5F7M @Condorratschool @MrsOrrCPS @AdobeSpark @DigiLearnScot @SeySusan @StrathDigitalEd @MissLMacDonald @Mr_Minchinhttps://t.co/49fBIxsxjq @alexmassie @ScotsGaelicDuo Just hoping that this is a lie too... https://t.co/Gvo5svxbqGBernard Ponsoby makes perfectly reasonable points about a perfectly reasonable Scottish Visa proposal - 👇 https://t.co/qLbaKXTzlQ
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1/28
2020
No discussion, no understanding or accommodation of diverse economic needs, just a flat out refusal within hours.… https://t.co/QzG508Gu3S
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPRejected before they even bothered to read the whole thing. Westminster has no interest in Scotland's best interest… https://t.co/4MAXXE4MWi
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThe UK government there, always specialising in substantive and reasoned consideration of serious proposals in the… https://t.co/aoQjQwbHg1
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPPredictably vacuous reply from the Home Office on a complicated issue. Scotland has different immigration needs & a… https://t.co/cYO8kVBdxi
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPNo interest, no cursory examination of the issues, no 'let's see how we can work together to resolve this', no enga… https://t.co/bok27jtGRH
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThe #ScottishVisa proposals launched by @scotgov today after months of work with business & other stakeholders were… https://t.co/aYqFoLn30u
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP.@NicolaSturgeon says she's putting forward proposals for "distinctive Scottish solutions to a distinctive Scottish… https://t.co/QSb4VXWOIb
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPScotland's migration needs are different to the rest of the UK. Today @NicolaSturgeon launched @scotgov proposals f… https://t.co/5hSJakRRUk
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPFirst Minister @NicolaSturgeon was in Edinburgh to unveil proposals for a new Scottish Visa to address depopulation… https://t.co/pGT7uEadvG
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP. @NicolaSturgeon launches @scotgov proposals for a Scottish Visa - read more about them here… https://t.co/JjxnekLC5s
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP"Inward migration will be vital to ensuring the viability of some if our rural and remote areas" FM Nicola Sturgeon
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPScottish government to continue to argue for more generous provisions for family migration
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPMinister for Migration "it is clear the UK government approach in immigration is not working in Scotland's interest"
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPAt launch of new @scotgov migration policy paper. FM @NicolaSturgeon says Scotland doesn’t want to be a place where… https://t.co/CQcBQWUkeH
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPFM "The end of free movement will harm the whole of the UK ... but it will uniquely harm Scotland " Therefore propo… https://t.co/yzeHFGZxK9
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPMigration is an issue which is crucial for our future economic and social wellbeing. We need a solution that meets… https://t.co/qJMuhhI2z6
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPToday is #HolocaustMemorialDay- 75 years from the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp. With collea… https://t.co/B6m9fui8d4
1/27
2020
This afternoon @theSNP elected members representing Kirkintilloch in met with @KirkyRobRoy to discuss the future of… https://t.co/RRWmIhjqk4
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1/25
2020
🔥 @Ianblackford_MP: "Scotland was told our rights as EU citizens would be protected. That we were to lead the Unite… https://t.co/gtAx0yXdry
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1/23
2020
The fight doesn't end here. #RightToReunite https://t.co/xUoSMqUwhm
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPUnsurprising but unremittingly awful series of votes in the Commons on issues including EEA Citizens Rights. UK gov… https://t.co/YSJKK7Uh50 @WheresMaBuntin Asa quickly as possible, but it can take time depending on volume, what else is happening and a mil… https://t.co/8ik4v1QGcUUnite have been working with @scotgov, who have offered financial assistance to keep the factory open & diversify w… https://t.co/0FwX2gEKHR
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPUnite have been left with no option but to hold an industrial action ballot at @Cummins in Cumbernauld. Management… https://t.co/sJglhoApWq
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPCitizens Advice Scotland & Home Energy Scotland have launched the Big Energy Saving Week 2020. For free, confident… https://t.co/5QY1gNvFkx
1/22
2020
All three devolved parliaments have now rejected the EU Withdrawal Bill - it is unprecedented and momentous. For th… https://t.co/Csr3I4ITaP
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPReally important for MPs to support a declaratory system for EU nationals, coupled with a physical document. Essent… https://t.co/8YpOXovKq8Really welcome news. But now need MPs to follow suit.... https://t.co/1HXUaHJA5tWe live in one of the most wealthiest countries on earth, it’s a disgrace that so many thousands of children are al… https://t.co/qGoM1liR7x
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1/21
2020
House of Lords not buying government line on EU #citizensrights. Lord @oatesjonny amendment to change EU Settlemen… https://t.co/8fsLbAzIsQ
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThanks to @safepassageuk for organising a great event & a brilliant campaign to protect unaccompanied child refugee… https://t.co/bPfoqIKHgqThe largest survey on EU Settled Status - released this morning - confirms what campaigners have feared all along.… https://t.co/U41xt50Us4
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPProf Tanja Bueltmann from Northumbria University speaking about her EU Settlement Scheme report at @FPALondon press… https://t.co/NBEJQP4u2I
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPNorthern Ireland Assembly motion recommends refusing consent for the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill; Welsh govt also… https://t.co/1OtrejlDs2
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPFM Nicola Sturgeon addressing EU citizens. She’s announcing extra funding to help with applying for settled status… https://t.co/85RY7BO3pk
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1/20
2020
@FionaMMiddler Great picture! Hope the letter arrived ok.Really fantastic entertainment last night with @eabhalmusic and the @outsidetrack. Looking forward to more… https://t.co/GDI8aQYBvBA real pleasure to drop by Milton of Campsie Bowling Club yesterday and congratulate Bill Best on his 100th birthda… https://t.co/sopZOXn80L
1/19
2020
Great turnout for our fourth Pie, Pint & Politician night. A big thanks to @HumzaYousaf MSP, Cabinet Secret… https://t.co/Zq61nRn3Nv
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1/18
2020
100 days until the London Marathon. Delighted to be partnering with @Beatson_Charity. Please encourage my training… https://t.co/nfX8vpIiWz
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThe argument for giving EU/EEA citizens automatic rights (‘declaratory’) is unanswerable. Instead the Home Office i… https://t.co/52EReZWeo1
1/17
2020
The AG's comments fail to explain why the govt is intent on removing the legal obligation to negotiate an agreement… https://t.co/DMpSYQ6rXAToday I called upon the UK Government to unilaterally allow unaccompanied asylum seeking children who have family w… https://t.co/OFe4Oe1rkn📣 EFA calls on UK Government to allow #Scotland the right to decide its own future. Tories cannot ignore the clea… https://t.co/RuMTTSXcth
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPAt #PMQS today I was happy to support our agricultural sector and @NFUStweets request for access to greater numbers… https://t.co/vilivuLaUj
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPAt Attorney General Questions this morning, @theSNP MPs hope to challenge the government on issues relating to unac… https://t.co/r44oo4PsGf
1/16
2020
Join MIN to celebrate Celtic Connections in Maryhill. We will have Joyous Choir led by artist @amylorddotscot, Aya… https://t.co/QxwdrAZ9NA
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1/15
2020
Today's adjournment debate on the proposed closure of HMRC tax office in #Cumbernauld, led by @Stuart_McDonald has… https://t.co/qxBcPvsULg
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP🏃‍♂️ Boris Johnson is running scared of Scottish democracy. 🔥 Watch as @Ianblackford_MP takes apart his anti-democ… https://t.co/92d1kKM6ji
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPScotland is obviously not too small to be independent. But it is clearer every day that it IS too small, in UK ter… https://t.co/BpZGy7zq5aWhat sort of democracy or “strong” devolved settlement is it where one UK Parliament can simply rewrite the powers… https://t.co/QEMPekjBsYThe Justice secretary had several chances today to make clear there would be no more rewriting of devolved competen… https://t.co/D18pfOOMnO1/ Tories are terrified of Scotland’s right to choose - because they know that when given the choice we’ll choose i… https://t.co/UJWOY6XsKj
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPWhole system of making rules needs scrapped & redesigned. UK ministers are making lives difficult, even destroying… https://t.co/8ME7rwGIiG
1/14
2020
Excellent speech by @GradySNP on the Official Overseas Assistance Target - setting out the case for pursuing… https://t.co/0soqAjTB9g
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1/13
2020
Cornerstone House Centre is delighted to relaunch its Twitter page, with service users and local citizens in Cumber… https://t.co/G1mhojfolk
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPHappy #KissAGinger day! Anyone else wish it was every day? Gingers are clearly original and best 💘 https://t.co/Y0q5bNg4a6
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1/12
2020
Wit a day. Had a march through Glasgow with these smashing people and another 80,000 odd folk who were fantastic to… https://t.co/UDIU4KDTZv
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPHow many 🧡 for this man? https://t.co/vsFnQkR4NJ
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPCold and wet but great to be out supporting #AUOBGlasgow march for Indy 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿@JackMcKelvie https://t.co/FYYcQjVctP
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPA wee ray of hope on a dreich Glasgow day.⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The support for Scottish independence has never been more unmistaka… https://t.co/AzA9W05lsS
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1/11
2020
#ColtsForAll Cumbernauld Colts Community Football Club are delighted to announce a partnership with @farenet and… https://t.co/GIvotMuzPG
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPLabour MP, Ben Bradshaw - “The political class in England - and this includes my own party - must very quickly reco… https://t.co/MwQwlKrl1X
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP @scotrefcouncil Thanks - as ever - for hugely helpful insight into how the asylum system is (not) working. Will def… https://t.co/nrzB2r5N6vGreat to talk to @Stuart_McDonald today about safeguarding refugee rights. Thanks for coming in and let's keep talk… https://t.co/aba2mg4trF
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1/10
2020
"With his majority in place, Johnson chips away at EU citizen's rights" writes @IanDunt in this excellent piece abo… https://t.co/ngsvpdANqR
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP🚨 BREAKING: UK Parliament passes the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill by 330-231. ❌ The people of Scotland, the… https://t.co/pmp8eR55ay
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThere is the potential that 10 or 100s of thousands of EU nationals will be left without their rights post Brexit.… https://t.co/UcIMvfRNtI
1/9
2020
1/2 Good to see Parliament immediately pressing Government on its response to #PRCBC1 court success on children's… https://t.co/Jqv6t86Kxz
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1/8
2020
UK Gov plans to set its Budget on 11 March, four months late, and the same day when councils in Scotland legally ha… https://t.co/63xOjsqTvC
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPDisappointed but not surprised that the Govt have voted down the amendment that would have provided EU/EEA citizens… https://t.co/TC9E1bbt2s
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPNo amount of "EU citizens are our friends, neighbours and colleagues and we want them to stay" soundbites will addr… https://t.co/Ildf6KZbVr
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1/7
2019
📢 Communities Secretary @ClydesdAileen has announced that the @Scotgov will provide third sector organisations with… https://t.co/1jjy1QLgbk
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12/27
2019
Christmas Eve festivities and friendship from the wonderful folks at the Milton of Campsie Village Hall https://t.co/ksxQO6FlwI
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12/24
2019
Santa has arrived early! 🧡🖤 https://t.co/DLm1jgwiwZTo our friends in the @EUCommScotland - thank you for all you have done. Make sure you don’t go too far away I have… https://t.co/gqeoG6EvL3
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP#CCFC | CUMBERNAULD COLTS FC ⚽️ | Spaces available for our 2014s team and new 2015s section ⏰ | Limited spaces av… https://t.co/p2TLPyOX7U
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12/23
2019
Please retweet this to get the message out to all who can benefit from the programme. https://t.co/WzErW4twIy
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12/21
2019
🚨 Over 80% of Scottish MPs just voted against Boris Johnson's Brexit, but Scotland will be dragged out of the EU an… https://t.co/303cuG8rUD
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPNot a word from Boris Johnson on the rights of EU citizens. But hardly surprising given his complete betrayal of th… https://t.co/t6yEHdbG24Boris Johnson completely fails to offer justification for removing rights from unaccompanied child refugees from hi… https://t.co/JjNlHVkQPB
12/20
2019
🚨BREAKING: @ScotParl has passed the Referendums (Scotland) Bill by 68 to 54, creating the legal basis for holding a… https://t.co/iFTVW1uxWg
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThis is the letter @jamiehepburn & I have sent to Cummins, insisting they revisit their stubborn & appalling decis… https://t.co/Ie0iMUZnWVFantastic news! Enormous credit to all campaign groups involved in this campaign, but especially @PRCBC1 and… https://t.co/jlqbgx8tsb
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPFantastic news! Enormous credit to all campaign groups involved in this campaign, but especially @PRCBC1 and… https://t.co/jlqbgx8tsb*BREAKING* Amazing news! Sky-high #HomeOffice child citizenship fees have been ruled unlawful! 🎉 🎉 🎉 🎉 🙌 🙌 🙌… https://t.co/SErobF3kwm
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPPublishing her document on the case for holding a second independence referendum, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon s… https://t.co/ujwKO5Bjoq
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12/19
2019
🏘 The SNP @scotgov's First Home Fund is now open for applications. 🔑 Getting a deposit together is often a barrier… https://t.co/fKbhoxvQXq
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP @GinDrinkingLush Awful news. See earlier tweet with full comment. About to speak to Unite officials to see what next steps are.Absolutely. Though if you want a political party that is relentlessly and unquestionably dedicated to defending fre… https://t.co/E6K4kwMExKToday is International Migrants Day. EU citizens who choose to make Scotland their home make incredibly valuable c… https://t.co/z3zXdpAyLM
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPAll sworn in again as MP for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East. Any constituents needing assists, pleas… https://t.co/b7FTQWihEY
12/18
2019
Kirky SNP and @YESKirky_Lenzie teamed up to have a wee festive get together to celebrate the double #snpwin for Eas… https://t.co/twWwxz8zWF
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12/17
2019

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