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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

2,415 Following   12,452 Followers   7,188 Tweets

Joined Twitter 11/4/10


The Protect Scotland contact tracing app is: ☑️Easy to use ☑️Private and anonymous ☑️An extra tool to support… https://t.co/wFv6imgOEK
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPIndependence can be both the antithesis of, & antidote to, Brexit Britain..... It will be delivered with a clear, h… https://t.co/l5kCw82tjA
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP#KeptApart is a brilliant book - thank you. Thoroughly depressing in its insight into the impact of the UK’s outr… https://t.co/M13LdrSGV5
9/27
2020
Fantastic weather again this evening - this time on Barr Hill & Castle Hill at Twechar. Good to see a good few fami… https://t.co/JP8qHRuF211/ A shout out to everyone - in all parties - standing for s/election to @ScotParl for the first time. You will fac… https://t.co/esVPPsm64t
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP1/ This is our biggest daily tally of cases so far. Important therefore to start with some caveats. We are doing mu… https://t.co/TXRLsTqdAS
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPAbsolutely chuffed that colleagues @RonaMackayMSP & @jamiehepburn are standing for re-election to the Scottish Parl… https://t.co/ZhX2plHOQ7Yesterday I received confirmation from @theSNP National Secretary that the party membership in Cumbernauld and Kils… https://t.co/188Vmqmddp
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP @doeyes1 @ruth_wishart Very happy to have that discussion. Thank you. @doeyes1 @ruth_wishart I did no such thing. But as a constituent I’d be pleased to hear from you if you could email me. @ruth_wishart What a really nasty and disappointing tweet from a brilliant journalist I would expect so much more from. 😢I don’t think I’ve ever had a conversation with Rhiannon but the vitriol and abuse this young woman gets for standi… https://t.co/hISI5lps7E
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9/26
2020
I went through the training today and it was really useful in challenging preconceived perceptions that could harm… https://t.co/TRlrWZGEwj
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP🟡 I'm delighted to confirm I am the @theSNP candidate for Strathkelvin and Bearsden in the 2021 Scottish Parliament… https://t.co/v3k416UyBP
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThis book filled with the voices of young people helped by the #ScottishGuardianship service over 10yrs is an emoti… https://t.co/pzPwR992sA
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9/25
2020
It is shameful that the Chancellor continues to evade questions on the nearly three million people who will continu… https://t.co/2mvH2L0JNw
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPMany thanks to the near 100 MPs who've signed my letter to @AlokSharma_RDG urging him to back my #fireandrehire bil… https://t.co/iFUEax3D1S
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP1/ To all students - I’m so sorry COVID is making this special time of your lives so tough. But it won’t be forever… https://t.co/6OiaVTovQF
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPA year ago today the U.K. Supreme Court ruled @BorisJohnson #Prorogation of parliament unlawful. The victory was a… https://t.co/iWYZZZqaa5
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThe Attorney General’s ‘answers’ to various questions this morning illustrated everything that’s wrong with her app… https://t.co/hWaM6mD0I9Thanks to @DavidLinden for raising this in parliament yesterday. We agree, as do countless MPs, devolved, regional… https://t.co/J3PYe7kS6a
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPCornerstone House Centre is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month, and is marking the occasion by sharing mem… https://t.co/d38onl9eJN
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP“Half-baked” is what @Ianblackford_MP warned the PM against, but half-baked seems exactly what the chancellor has s… https://t.co/n8w9E4VrrERishi Sunak's new job support scheme will see the government pay 22% of the wages of people who go back to work on… https://t.co/CBzgQ8oLVQ
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPNow @alisonthewliss for the SNP says a host of workers and businesses cannot go back to normal and ending furlough… https://t.co/lt7zEjsyoA
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPSNP calls for Attorney General to resign over Brexit bill, accusing Suella Braverman of "putting her loyalties, her… https://t.co/jhNJxOllHo
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP200+ students wrongly accused of cheating on an English test six years ago have sent a letter to Prime Minister… https://t.co/jAPCbg99gC
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9/24
2020
This decision is breath-taking in its disregard for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. If there is no UK budget,… https://t.co/vwrVUC04mp
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPNo, no, no! Outsourcing is a cause of serious Home Office problems, definitely not an answer to them. And for su… https://t.co/TvTyTr0wYYLet’s be noisy on Twitter this eve, let’s let @RishiSunak know that whatever support packages he is rolling out, it… https://t.co/WrV83QX58L
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPGreat to speak with @TrussellTrust representatives today about the policies urgently needed to make sure people DON… https://t.co/eceMJO9TKQPhysical proof of status critical for those with #SettledStatus, as employers or landlords may not be willing to ch… https://t.co/KziBZahZI4
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPEU citizens are used as guinea pigs for the new UK digital-only immigration status. No physical backup to prove the… https://t.co/mqeUu9PDMH
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPWell, it’s been a bit of a roller coaster but we are absolutely thrilled to announce the inaugural NL Cup takes pla… https://t.co/fPIOyencYD
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPMore and more families are being destroyed by the Tory government’s outrageous anti-family migration rules. Plea… https://t.co/vhStryalGJ🔸Just 1 small amendment to the Immigration Bill could protect the lives of refugee children🔸 Young Leaders from Hu… https://t.co/MyCV0dIIBT
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP @hummingbirdbtn Thank you!.@BorisJohnson must announce an immediate extension to the furlough scheme - no half-measures, no half-baked projec… https://t.co/x4eUzeh9ao
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9/23
2020
"If we stick with it - and, above all, if we stick together - we will get through it." Today FM @NicolaSturgeon a… https://t.co/MdJFC3goFK
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPIreland, France and Germany have already extended their furlough schemes. Scotland shouldn’t have to wait for Westm… https://t.co/KGSxf9pcCt
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPI know there's ALOT going on today but worth pointing out the Tories increased the IHS/NHS fee today from £400 to £… https://t.co/LfUhxqRrBq
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThe Lord Chancellor should resign. The conflict between his oath to uphold the #RuleOfLaw and his duty under the Mi… https://t.co/0a57XN7QO0
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP❤️ @NicolaSturgeon: "This is incredibly tough but we should never forget that humanity has come through even bigger… https://t.co/C2HFzHBYRn
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPCoronavirus cases are rising in Scotland. First Minister @NicolaSturgeon has announced new restrictions to help st… https://t.co/yvYGsYx7e7
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9/22
2020
🇪🇺 Believe in our right to choose a future that rejects Brexit and sees Scotland join the European family of nation… https://t.co/99AfyZqFqu
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP4 UK CMOs - inc @DrGregorSmith - agree raising of #Covid_19 alert level to 4. I’ll participate in COBR meeting tomo… https://t.co/DS4QdSmVVk
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPHow can the Home Office possibly still dare suggest this is “safe” in light of this morning’s advice from Sir Patri… https://t.co/qWKWKhNZ0b“Additional restrictions will almost certainly be put in place in Scotland over the next couple of days.”… https://t.co/8ivJuLyl7z
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPWe see the harm caused by Home Office sanctioned hardship and homelessness on a daily basis. We fully support the G… https://t.co/Pm5oKv6WYR
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9/21
2020
@peter_klein61 You certainly do Peter! Was at that end of the hills a couple of weeks ago - even on a pretty cloudy… https://t.co/Vb3cTLQYeb @peterdempsie The old Piggery is no longer there I’m afraid Peter.Lots of very pleasant social distance available up the Campsie Fells this evening...☀️ https://t.co/uCbQ4Fwpmu
9/20
2020
BREAKING: Nicola Sturgeon has urged Boris Johnson to call a Cobra meeting over rising #coronavirus infections. She… https://t.co/0mcn5a9ovq
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPExcl: Home Office starts evicting asylum seekers despite warning of second wave Charities and MPs say ‘reckless’… https://t.co/2TvhWBnJcG
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9/19
2020
An incredible £100 million was deducted in UC Advance Repayments by DWP in 1 month at the height of lockdown accor… https://t.co/XPv4TNVVZZ
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPSo much has changed since 2014. My hair. My tache. My TK Maxx smoking jacket. And loads of people, like me, now wa… https://t.co/j2pgY8Giw7
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPSix years on, I’m #StillYes and indeed more Yes than ever! And that’s because the choice we face is starker than ev… https://t.co/w7bkLEyyjc🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Ewan McGregor recently backed independence: https://t.co/5LNLll8405 👏 There are thousands of people from a… https://t.co/omFsGo1AHH
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP🗳️ 2014: Scotland chose more devolution and a future in Europe. 🇪🇺 2020: Scotland's choosing independence, a futur… https://t.co/d4wRhZwCQv
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP61 years ago, 48 miners boarded the bogie to take them to the coalface in the Auchengeich Colliery No. 2 pit. Only… https://t.co/JedbLF0DeJ
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThe Home Office draws up immigration policies based on “anecdote, assumption and prejudice” instead of evidence -… https://t.co/YtDOzyALG0
9/18
2020
@Stuart_McDonald you are quite right. Parity is all we are after. We’ve contributed to society just like the remain… https://t.co/fT4msKgGiq
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPNo one should fear their family being separated if they lose their job or their income drops right now. But spouse… https://t.co/zsOuoAF4bk
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThis isn’t just about money. This is about a feeling of belonging, a feeling of abandonment and a strain on the men… https://t.co/TM2117vLLu
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThe Job Retention Scheme has served as a life raft for many constituents BUT too many have been excluded; and it wo… https://t.co/pVbvCd3bcvHere’s what @BBCr4today missed: why Neill does not heal the Internal Market Bill (long thread) https://t.co/tgQCZnKevu
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThe UK Government is looking for a Scots lawyer willing to sign up to its version of the rule of law (which may inv… https://t.co/lFXpFsQ2qP
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9/17
2020
It is obvious that what the UK Government is doing is compromising the integrity of its law officers with the Uk in… https://t.co/aWvg2Scwg1
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPOur AGM has been completed successfully👍 A virtual AGM was another first for us! Thanks everyone 😀 #VirtualMeetings https://t.co/kblTuj00d4
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPToday's #PMQs with @BorisJohnson was my first chance to raise the #WASPI women's #PensionsInequality issue since th… https://t.co/bccf8a0duV
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPI imagine the UK Government will find it hard to find any member of the Scottish Bar @FacultyScot to replace Lord K… https://t.co/4qJs6FSC08
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPAnd the Attorney General should be next in the queue...... https://t.co/nvxr3ya71N
9/16
2020
Perhaps most important to note, it’s a bipartisan letter, both Republicans and Democrats. https://t.co/1nslFhhlL2
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPRushi Sunak said on BBC News he is looking everywhere for innovative ideas to protect jobs & livelihoods. Here’s a… https://t.co/Dr7pOBb9Js
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPMy short contribution on the already notorious "Internal Market Bill" that sees Boris Johnson trash the so-called "… https://t.co/4fpzAGnPij
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPThanks to @HSIGlobal for an excellent virtual briefing on the absolutely compelling case for #FurFreeBritian - and… https://t.co/hb78GrKzbRThanks to the MPs who raised our research/called for action to extend the £20 uplift of #UniversalCredit at… https://t.co/MUugbrlgkP
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPMy short contribution on the already notorious "Internal Market Bill" that sees Boris Johnson trash the so-called "… https://t.co/4fpzAGnPijAn opportunity to work on a great community project with Cumbernauld Living Landscape @WildCumbernauld 👇 https://t.co/H1xBZ9LiJ9New research for @IndependentAge highlights the cost to the NHS and social care in Cumbernauld, Kilsyth & Kirkintil… https://t.co/IzAKf4NgYKOtherwise @TrussellTrust believe many thousands more will have no option but to turn to food banks; while @jrf_ukhttps://t.co/Fu0T6z3GfpAfter a decade of Tory austerity, constituents receiving Universal Credit have really suffered. The temporary £20 p… https://t.co/UdEWOlGpr2
9/15
2020
Every aspect of life in Scotland could be affected by this bill - it is a barefaced power grab and breaks internati… https://t.co/tjq5sybjLu
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP📽️: The Internal Market Bill will come before MPs later. It's a bill that takes a sledgehammer to the devolution se… https://t.co/aHqxx2BypD
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPDear @pritipatel - please don’t just ignore this. The UK must play its part in supporting refugees left stranded by… https://t.co/3zU9tvuJQ3Just one more sleep to go until we bring you all together to celebrate the launch of our new book #KeptApart. Love… https://t.co/mkNmmRVab7
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MP“No responsible or reputable lord chancellor or attorney-general could remain in office” if they supported the Inte… https://t.co/LKb3YwYZzFNew rules limiting social gatherings to 6 people from a maximum of 2 households take effect today. With COVID on th… https://t.co/CQr5rItuyh
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9/14
2020
#ColtsInTheCommunity #CCFC are delighted to be selected for two upcoming Scottish FA community football projects… https://t.co/IG311n2pOC
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPPlease heed all the public health advice. More than ever we must remember that what we do as individuals just now a… https://t.co/nkaTf5175r
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPAdditional restrictions have been placed on Lanarkshire. People living in Lanarkshire should no longer meet with pe… https://t.co/MIrJcYL8vJ
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9/12
2020
And the more detailed advice and guidance on new North Lanarkshire restrictions here - https://t.co/ug4E9vmyXiMore details here: https://t.co/lukUqFJfBDThis is unwelcome news for Lanarkshire, but absolutely necessary given sharp rise in cases. If you live in Lanarksh… https://t.co/MI5SdmiRBB
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPFurther restrictions for people in North Lanarkshire come into force at midnight 11.9.20 following an increase of c… https://t.co/uSg7WgKW8K
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPRestrictions on indoor household gatherings are being extended to Lanarkshire - again, not what anyone wants to see… https://t.co/BqfXoDKNlUAnother disgraceful Home Office decision - a presumption of guilt which can’t be overturned except through expensiv… https://t.co/RYFB2lOKT9UK Government must not rip away a temporary £20pw increase to Universal Credit. They would force 700,000 into pover… https://t.co/1MvuFUFfdl
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPIs this true @jackiebmsp If it is, you have shamelessly prioritised party politics above public health. Seeing the… https://t.co/ijnMR1XiEt
Retweeted by Stuart McDonald MPGood morning. If you haven’t already, please download https://t.co/zArDmkakdC today - and encourage your friends an… https://t.co/QrSk0i2pc3
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9/11
2020

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