Kirsty Blackman

Former MP, Aberdeen North

Aberdeen North Scottish National Party

A selection of Kirsty Blackman's votes

See full list of topics voted on

We have lots more plain English analysis of Kirsty Blackman’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Kirsty Blackman’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Finance (No. 2) Bill: Employment income provided through third parties 25 Apr 2017

    Like this one, the debates today have tended to be fairly quiet, with not many of us speaking. I echo the comments that have been made about the right hon. Members for Chichester (Mr Tyrie) and for Oxford East (Mr Smith) and the hon. Member for Wolverhampton South West (Rob Marris), with whom I had the pleasure of serving on the Finance Bill Committee last year. I was constantly impressed...
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill: Carrying on a third country goods fulfilment business 25 Apr 2017

    I appreciate the Government withdrawing the making tax digital provisions. I understand their commitment to making tax digital, but the changes are reasonable.
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill: Soft drinks industry levy 25 Apr 2017

    The Minister is absolutely correct about the huge amount of cross-party support for the general thrust of the soft drinks industry levy and the move towards tackling obesity, particularly childhood obesity. However, we are concerned that the levy does not go far enough and that the Government could have chosen to close certain loopholes when drafting the Bill. The single biggest cause of...

More of Kirsty Blackman’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)


Former Scottish National Party MP for Aberdeen North

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

Social Media


Topics of interest

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

  • Leader of the House
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Scotland Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Devolution: England
  • Scotland Office: Publications
  • Tribunals: Scotland
  • Social Security Benefits: Aberdeen
  • Asylum: Children

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 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this

  • Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Kirsty Blackman’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 26 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 61.46% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 46 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 90 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.


View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.