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Ann recently attended an event in parliament to learn more about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, as part of the Carbon Monoxide – Be Alarmed! parliamentary campaign launch. At the event, An…

In an adjournment debate in the House of Commons last week, I called on the Government to hold a vote on introducing plain cigarette packaging regulations before the end of this Parliament. I was deli…

I know that many people in our local area are concerned about the current situation in Gaza following the conflict in July and the impasse in negotiations to form a two state solution for Palestine/Is…

23 January 2015 This week Ann McKechin MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murde…

The Herald: Free vote on cigarette packs

Posted on January 22, 2015
PLAIN cigarette packets could be mandatory by May next year, ten years after the ban on smoking in public places was introduced to Scotland. Smokers across the UK face only being able to buy logo-fre…

ANN McKECHIN gives her view that the Tories must not push back the debate on plain packaging for cigarettes when the health benefits are clear to see. AS the remnants of the Government’s legislative …

As the remnants of the Government’s legislative programme finds their way through the Commons before being timed-out in March, we can look back on the list of promises the Coalition has still failed t…

Today, the Nationalist parties together with the Green's Caroline Lucas are holding a debate on the renewal of Trident. It's termed as an Opposition debate which as the name suggests allows opposition…

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