Category Archives: Martin Whitfield

Whitfield – let’s prove we’re the party of workers

*This article first appeared in the Edinburgh Evening News on 24/05/18* By Martin Whitfield Labour MP for East Lothian NEARLY two-third of voters in East Lothian backed Remain in the EU referendum because they recognised how important it is for our local economy. Since becoming an MP, I have consistently opposed a hard Brexit and […]

Murray and Whitfield vow to vote against hard Brexit

Scottish Labour MPs Ian Murray and Martin Whitfield have vowed to back the Single Market in a historic Commons vote secured by Labour Lords last night. Following the government’s shock defeat by 245 votes to 218 in the upper house, Theresa May will now be forced to give MPs a vote on the European Economic […]