Speeches in Parliament

Opposition Day Debate - Extension to Brexit Transition Period

On 15 July a debate was called in the name of the SNP on the extension of the transition period and the impact of a so called ‘no deal’ on the economy. The Government has refused to agree an extension and the deadline for doing so has now passed. 

'Helen's Law' bill debate

Helen McCourt was murdered in 1988 and her body was never recovered. The murderer refuses to say where the body is and was released on parole last week. Helen's mum Marie was in the public gallery this week to watch the Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Bill being debated.