Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Blog: Celebrating World Animal Day

The desire to build a kinder, fairer, more compassionate society doesn't stop with homosapiens. Deidre Brock MP, World Animal Day 2017 Today I took part in an event to celebrate World Animal Day.  Organised by the One O'clock Gun Association, it fittingly took place at the giraffe sculptures at the top of Leith Walk. Desp...
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My working week Sept 9-15 2017

Brexit!This week the EU Withdrawal Bill stumbled gracelessly through Westminster and the chaos of Brexit; unplanned, ill-considered and disorganised from a government with no idea what it's doing or why – and the Bill itself robs powers away from the Scottish Parliament, the Senned and Stormont. The SNP, of course, opposes this power-grab – it's no...
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My working week: Saturday 2nd to Friday 8th September 2017

So Westminster is back and we're busy debating the bill to withdraw the UK from the EU – although given its enormous implications we could do with a lot more time for debate and a lot less flannel. This flawed bill enables legisl...
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Victory for Leithers as Leith Registrars Office stays open

Deidre Brock MP has hailed "victory for the Leithers" over news that Edinburgh Council has backed down over its plans to close Leith Registrars Office, putting them on hold until a public consultation has been held. A petition to save the Registrar gathered 4000 signatures in just a couple of days, showing the massive support from Leithers for the ...
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Save Leith Registrar - sign the petition

I was surprised to learn that Leith's Registrar's Office is set to close this year. After November people are expected to travel to the City Chambers but it's just not the same - Leithers want to get married and register births and deaths in Leith, a place with its own unique history and sense of community quite distinct from Edinburgh.Th...
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