Kirsty Blackman

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)

Scottish National Party MP for Aberdeen North


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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Recent appearances

  • Public Bill Committee: Media Bill: Clause 37 - Tier 1 services 7 Dec 2023

    The hon. Lady is making a powerful and important point. All of us feel better when we can see lives like ours reflected on the television screen. She is absolutely right that we currently see extremes for disabled people; we do not see them on television programmes living their lives as they do. It is all about, “That person is disabled, and that is why they are on this programme,” rather...
  • Public Bill Committee: Media Bill: Clause 37 - Tier 1 services 7 Dec 2023

    I appreciate that, and I appreciate the work that the BFI is doing on this. In the event that the BFI found it particularly difficult to get an agreement with an on-demand service, would the Government assist with some of the conversations in order to ensure that the cultural heritage is preserved, if they were asked to give some level of assistance or if the BFI were struggling with some...
  • Public Bill Committee: Media Bill: Clause 37 - Tier 1 services 7 Dec 2023

    I thank the Minister very much and genuinely appreciate the way in which he has approached this amendment. I am pleased that around the room we are happy and keen to see the archiving of lots of culturally important television footage and on-demand footage as well. I believe, from what the Minister has said, that he has a good handle on this, and I am glad to hear that he does feel that it...

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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

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Media Bill Committee (since 29 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 12 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 12 Sep 2023)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (since 12 Dec 2022)
  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (since 10 Feb 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance (No. 2) Bill Committee (10 May 2023 to 18 May 2023)
  • Member, Procurement Bill [HL] Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 21 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Online Safety (Re-committed Clauses and Schedules) Bill Committee ( 7 Dec 2022 to 15 Dec 2022)
  • Member, Online Safety Bill Committee (18 May 2022 to 28 Jun 2022)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (29 Mar 2022 to 12 Dec 2022)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee ( 5 Jan 2022 to 8 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill Committee ( 9 Nov 2021 to 25 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Subsidy Control Bill Committee (20 Oct 2021 to 18 Nov 2021)
  • 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)
  • 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)

SNP MPs only attend sittings where the legislation pertains to Scotland.

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Nov 2023.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Antisemitism Policy Trust
Address of donor: BM 5369, London WC1N 3XX
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Eurostar (£393), taxis (£5), accommodation (£591) and ground costs (£50), total value £1,039
Destination of visit: Brussels
Dates of visit: 26-28 June 2023
Purpose of visit: Delegation of MPs with the APPG Against Antisemitism to visit Brussels for a conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Taskforce to Combat Antisemitism Online.
(Registered 30 June 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 5 September 2017 until 18 May 2023, 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; updated 04 July 2023)

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