Kirsty Blackman

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Economy)

Scottish National Party MP for Aberdeen North


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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.

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • BBC Funding 17 Jan 2022

    I am no fan of the regressive licence fee, but the Secretary of State saying on Twitter that this will be “the last” licence fee announcement is discourteous to this House, to all the many people who watch and listen to the BBC, and to all of those who are employed by the BBC. How does she believe that the 50 BBC employees based in my constituency are currently feeling because of the...
  • Underpayment of Benefits: Compensation 13 Jan 2022

    The Government and this Department have a track record of having to be dragged to the ombudsman or dragged to court to make the most basic human decisions. In Scotland, we put dignity and respect at the heart of everything we do with regards to social security. Does the Minister not agree that that would be a much better approach than having to be dragged to court or the ombudsman to make...
  • Cabinet Office: Topical Questions 13 Jan 2022

    Does the Cabinet Office agree that the leader of the Scottish Conservatives, the hon. Member for Moray (Douglas Ross), is a “lightweight”?

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Scottish National Party MP for Aberdeen North

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Kirsty Blackman campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Devolution: England
  • Scotland Office: Publications
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Tribunals: Scotland
  • Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 5 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill Committee (since 9 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Subsidy Control Bill Committee (since 20 Oct 2021)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Economy) (since 1 Feb 2021)
  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 10 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 5 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (24 Jun 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (18 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (31 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (12 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • SNP Deputy Leader (20 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Economy) (20 Jun 2017 to 7 Jan 2020)
  • 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: 13 Dec 2021.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Clare Sainsbury
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the payment of legal fees, value £3,492

Date received: 26 February 2021

Date accepted: 26 February 2021

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 May 2021)
Name of donor: Clare Sainsbury
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: the payment of legal fees, value £2,160

Date received: 12 May 2021

Date accepted: 12 May 2021

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 May 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
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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