Maiden speech

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Ruther­glen and Hamil­ton West MP Mar­garet Ferrier made her maiden speech in the House of Com­mons on Mon­day.

The SNP politi­cian p ro m i s e d the SNP group would be the “real Op­po­si­tion” at West­min­ster and vowed to scru­ti­nise ev­ery piece of pro­posed Tory leg­is­la­tion.

Among the top­ics she touched on were the Scot­land Bill and poverty.

She fin­ished her speech by say­ing she and her SNP col­leagues “rel­ish the chal­lenges and op­por­tu­ni­ties that lie ahead.”

You can read the full text of Ms Ferrier’s speech on­line at www.ruther­glen­re­former. co. uk and we’ll have a full re­port on it in next week’s pa­per.

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