Kirsty Blackman’s voting in Parliament
Kirsty Blackman is a Scottish National Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.
This is a selection of Kirsty Blackman’s votes.
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2015–2016
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
53 votes for, 4 votes against, 12 absences, between 2017–2019
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 21 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
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Kirsty Blackman has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 9 Apr 2019
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the average time taken to reach an outcome for mandatory re-considerations of personal independence payment applications.
I am pleased that the UK Government have decided to put this in place and have set out the mechanism for doing so. In Scotland we have the debt arrangement scheme, which was launched in 2004 and significantly reformed in 2011, and a breathing space is built into that scheme. Over £200 million of debt has been repaid since the reforms in Scotland, and 6,000 people completed a direct payment...
This matter does not seem to have been handled well, either by Whirlpool or by the UK Government, from start to finish. Surely our first priority should be, as the Minister said, to protect our constituents and ensure that they are not at risk from fire. If there are still 500,000 unmodified products out there, and if the risk of them going on fire is 1%, we are looking at a potential of...
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Scottish National Party MP for Aberdeen North
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Kirsty Blackman campaigned to remain in the European Union
- HM Treasury
- Home Office
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Ministry of Justice
- Devolution: England
- Scotland Office: Publications
- Tribunals: Scotland
- Social Security Benefits: Aberdeen
- Personal Independence Payment
Currently held offices
- Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 18 Jul 2018)
- Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 31 Oct 2017)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 12 Sep 2017)
- SNP Deputy Leader (since 20 Jun 2017)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Economy) (since 20 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 5 Sep 2016)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (House of Lords) (20 May 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
16 May 2019, received £150 from ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham KT11 3EP, for completing surveys. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 28 May 2019)
From 5 September 2017, non-executive director (unpaid) of New City Agenda; a not-for-profit think tank aiming to develop ideas and research on financial services policy. (Registered 11 September 2017)
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