Brendan O’Hara MP

SNP Member of Parliament for Argyll and Bute

Oban & Helensburgh visits

Friday 24th March I started out my day by dropping into the excellent Jean’s Bothy in Helensburgh. ENABLE Scotland have been working with Jean’s Bothy to run a Writing for Wellbeing Group, and they have …

Press Release: Brendan O’Hara MP fiercely condemns UK Government’s decision to increase spirit duty by 10%

Argyll & Bute MP, Brendan O’Hara has fiercely condemned the UK government’s decision to increase spirit duty by 10% in last week’s budget and has called on the Chancellor to come to the House of …

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Brendan is very active across Social Media and it’s a great way to keep up with what is happening across the Argyll and Bute Constituency and at Westminster. Below are recent posts from Brendan’s Twitter account.

Penultimate meeting Darfur Inquiry- 20 years after the Genocide.Sudan & South Sudan APPG Report will be launched on April 26th. Some great questions to expert witness Dame Rosalind Marsden from APPG Chair @vickyford Ford, Earl of Sandwich& @BrendanOHaraMP

Spent the morning assisting dozens of committed volunteers from Keep Oban Beautiful, Adventure Oban and The Happy Wee Health Club as we picked up piles of litter and discarded rubbish from around the town and the banks of the Black Lynn. A cracking morning’s work

@HermitageAcad @BrendanOHaraMP Our S1 Modern studies pupils really enjoyed presenting their democracy and dictatorship projects in front of Brendan O’Hara MP and getting his feedback. Thanks Brendan for coming to Hermitage Academy!

Delighted to visit @BothyJeans Wellbeing Through Writing group today and to pick up a copy of their fabulous new book Peace Of Mind. Huge thanks to Anne Greer and the group for sharing their stories. Our Helensburgh community would be so much poorer without Jean’s @ENABLEScotland

Yesterday, the Swedish Parliament echoed its solidarity with Hazara people to highlight the ongoing genocide against the Hazara in Afghanistan.

Special thanks to @paulbristow79 and @BrendanOHaraMP from the 🇬🇧 Parliament adding their voices on behalf of @APPGHazara.



It's been a busy week (and a busy day) in Westminster. Joining hosts @drewhendrySNP and @BrendanOHaraMP this week are @DeidreBrock and @DaveDooganSNP. There was no shortage of material for this one.

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Our Vice chair @BrendanOHaraMP speaking at the Swedish parliament on the persecution of Hazaras. Brendan has been a vocal advocate on human rights, justice & accountability around the world. His work on the @HazaraInquiry & @APPGHazara is greatly appreciated. #StopHazaraGenocide

Today I asked the UK govt to explain exactly why they chose to impose an eye-watering 10% duty hike on spirit production. This will be a disaster for the Scotch whisky industry and for the rural communities in which it is made @ScotchWhiskySWA Whatever happened to #SupportScotch?

How come Tory MPs are interviewing the Tory Chancellor on GBNews?

@Ofcom rules are clear. MPs may not present the news or conduct political interviews.

I challenged the Ofcom boss today in the Culture Select Committee- are you satisfied with the answer?