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Government must target sanctions in Syria and strengthen chemical weapons convention

Stewart McDonald MP asked the Secretary of State for International Development if new sanctions in Syria would target the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre, and how the Government plans to strengthen the chemical weapons convention and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

SNP seek assurances over security briefings on Syria


The SNP’s Defence spokesperson has written to the Prime Minister to raise concerns Labour opposition members were briefed by the National Security Advisor on the government's airstrikes in Syria, on the basis they were sympathetic to the government’s position.

Parliament must have a say on Syria

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SNP Defence spokesperson, Stewart McDonald, has called on the UK government to work with international partners to clamp down on the suspected use of chemical weapons in Syria, and hold those responsible to account, as he insisted Parliament must have a say over any change to the role of UK forces in Syria.

Assad's weaponisation of food in Raqqa "horrifying"

Stewart McDonald MP, SNP Spokesperson for Defence, asked what the UK Government was doing to combat President Assad's wage of starvation in Syria.

MP urges immediate support for people of Aleppo

Stewart McDonald MP has written to the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, urging him to make the strongest representations at the UN for the immediate establishment of humanitarian corridors for civilians trapped in Aleppo.

MP Condemns Syrian Government Massacre of Civilians in Aleppo

Ahead of today’s emergency debate in the House of Commons, Glasgow South MP Stewart McDonald condemns the massacre of civilians in Aleppo by government forces loyal to President Assad.

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