Fairness and Dignity, NOT Endless Austerity.

Fairness and Dignity, NOT Endless Austerity

Posted on Posted in Central Ayrshire, Conservative, Deprivation, Foodbanks, General Election 2017, Issues, Pensions, Re-Elect Philippa, SNP, WASPI

How Endless Austerity Policies Affect Us This UK Conservative Government has no respect for the principles of ‘Social Security’, and have targeted all their cuts at the most vulnerable while reducing income and inheritance tax for the wealthy. Although many individuals have been affected by the cuts, this endless austerity have hit two particular groups the hardest – the disabled and women. Click […]

SNP candidate campaigns to move Ayrshire forwards.

Moving Ayrshire Forwards… and Upwards!

Posted on Posted in Ayrshire Growth Deal, Central Ayrshire, General Election 2017, Issues, Prestwick, Prestwick Airport, Re-Elect Philippa, SNP, Spaceport

During my term as your MP for Central Ayrshire I have been committed to moving Ayrshire forwards, and to this end I have been working on and campaigning for improvements and investments in our local infrastructure and industries. The prospect of Prestwick becoming a Spaceport moved closer to reality last year after the UK Government supported my proposal to license […]

Workman chips away a star on the EU flag.

The EU is so much more than just the Single Market | What Brexit Means for Us

Posted on Posted in Brexit, Central Ayrshire, General Election 2017, Re-Elect Philippa, SNP

Ten months on from the EU Referendum and with negotiations due to start, we still have few details about what leaving the EU actually means, other than that we are headed for ‘hard’ Brexit. A post shared by Banksy (@banksy) on May 7, 2017 at 6:44am PDT What does Brexit mean for us? As SNP Health Spokesperson at Westminster one […]

Prestwick Spaceport being debated at Westminster by Dr Philippa Whitford SNP

My Record in Office: Prestwick Airport & Spaceport

Posted on Posted in Central Ayrshire, General Election 2017, Prestwick, Prestwick Airport, Re-Elect Philippa, SNP, Spaceport

Prestwick Airport and Spaceport I would like to show you what I have been up to on behalf of our constituency of Central Ayrshire during my time at Westminster, a role I want to continue if re-relected in this General Election. Growing industry and creating jobs is key to the economic development of the whole of Ayrshire. One of our greatest […]

Central Ayrshire MP speaking on Junior Doctors Contracts

My Record in Office: Speaking on Junior Doctors

Posted on Posted in Central Ayrshire, General Election 2017, Issues, Junior Doctors, NHS, Re-Elect Philippa, SNP

Dr Philippa Whitford speaking on Junior Doctors in Parliament Archive footage from 28th October 2015 Many people think of ‘Junior Doctors’ as just those first couple of years and that it’s character forming, to work a bit hard and not have a lot of money. But in the NHS, which is quite a hierarchical beast, you are a junior doctor all […]

Watch: State Pension Inequality

WATCH: Women Against State Pension Inequality

Posted on Posted in Central Ayrshire, Conservative, General Election 2017, Issues, Pensions, Re-Elect Philippa, SNP, WASPI

WATCH: Dr Philippa Whitford talks about WASPI and the State Pension Inequality caused by Tory Austerity. The cruel cuts imposed under Tory austerity have had appalling effects on many within our society, especially those who are least able to bear the burden. Not only has this Conservative government implemented the Bedroom Tax, cuts to Disability allowances, longer waits for any […]

Tory Austerity - Women Against State Pension Injustice

Tory Austerity: The Effect on Women

Posted on Posted in Central Ayrshire, Conservative, General Election 2017, Issues, Pensions, Re-Elect Philippa, SNP, WASPI

Watch: Dr Philippa Whitford discusses the detrimental effect that continued Tory Austerity has had on women. The continuation of the Conservative government’s austerity policies have affected many facets of our society, but 86% of those cuts have directly and negatively affected women. The cruel cuts imposed under Tory austerity have had appalling effects on many within our society, especially those […]

Watch Dr Philippa Whitford on Brexit

What does Brexit mean for our Young People?

Posted on Posted in Brexit, Central Ayrshire, General Election 2017, Issues, Re-Elect Philippa, SNP

Watch: Dr Philippa Whitford discusses Brexit Brexit is not just about trade. Brexit is about us losing the rights and opportunities we’ve gained from over 40 years in the EU. 27 years ago Europe was divided by an iron curtain and the Berlin Wall. Now, one generation on, Mrs May is trying to create a barrier between us and the […]

Tory Austerity is causing poverty and ill health amongst the most vulnerable in our society.

Drivers of Poverty in the UK | General Election 2017

Posted on Posted in Conservative, Deprivation, Foodbanks, General Election 2017, Issues, Re-Elect Philippa, SNP

Re-elect Dr Philippa Whitford SNP in Central Ayrshire 2017 From debates at Westminster, to litter picking, or charity dips in the sea, I’ve worked hard over the last 2 years for my home constituency here in Central Ayrshire. I brought over 30 years’ experience as a surgeon to my role as Shadow SNP Health Spokesperson at Westminster, and, from my […]

Re-Elect Philippa Whitford | My Record in Office

Posted on Posted in Central Ayrshire, Deprivation, Elections, Foodbanks, NHS, Prestwick Airport, Public Transport, Spaceport, Westminster 2017

Your Constituency Champion | My Record in Office I am proud to be standing for re-election as the SNP Candidate for Central Ayrshire. It was an honour and a privilege to be elected to Parliament in 2015 to represent my home constituency. Over the past two years, I have worked tirelessly to stand up for the needs of local people and […]