Kirsty Blackman

SNP MP for Aberdeen North and the SNP spokesperson on the House of Lords

Kirsty Blackman is the SNP MP for Aberdeen North and the SNP spokesperson on the House of Lords.
What Do MPs Do All Day,

What Do MPs Do All Day, Anyway?

I'm not saying MPs are working every hour there is, but I think it's useful for people to get a flavour of what things are like in the House of Commons, and what we're really up to, especially when it's so unusual to see a packed chamber.
26/02/2017 19:19 GMT
How We Got to

How We Got to Brexit

Nobody expected this to happen. For all their "I'm one of the lads" bluster, neither Nigel Farage nor Boris Johnson had any idea quite what fertile ground they were sowing. They have no idea what it's like to live from pay cheque to pay cheque, to constantly be servicing debt, to be working in a low wage job with eventual retirement the only light at the end of the tunnel.
27/06/2016 08:58 BST
UK Government Should Ditch Plans to Reduce the Number of Scottish

UK Government Should Ditch Plans to Reduce the Number of Scottish MPs

The message couldn't be any clearer: Rather than depleting the number of Scottish MPs any further, David Cameron should instead actually listen to the voters of Scotland for once. We need to abolish the ridiculous House of Lords and give these unelected, unaccountable and costly peers their P45s.
29/02/2016 17:29 GMT