Ian Blackford

SNP Westminster Leader

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Ross, Skye and Lochaber Scottish National Party

Ian Blackford’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 13 Sep 2017

    Since 2007, annual real wage growth in the OECD has been an average of 6.4%. Can the Prime Minister explain to the House how the UK has measured up over the same period?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 13 Sep 2017

    I was under the impression that this was questions to the Prime Minister. If the Prime Minister wants to question the Scottish Government, perhaps she can get Ruth Davidson to ask her question. The UK’s record on earnings has been significantly worse than that of almost any other developed country. In fact, real wages in the UK have fallen by 2.6% since 2007. Wages are not growing, the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 6 Sep 2017

    Does the Prime Minister agree that immigration is essential to the strength of the UK economy, as well as to enhancing our diversity and cultural fabric?

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Scottish National Party MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber

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

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Topics of interest

Ian Blackford campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department of Health
  • State Retirement Pensions: Females
  • State Retirement Pensions: British Nationals Abroad
  • State Retirement Pensions
  • Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre
  • Consumers: Credit

Currently held offices

  • SNP Westminster Leader (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Petitions Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Pensions) (20 May 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 December 2015, Chairman of Golden Charter Trust Ltd, Canniesburn Gate, 10 Canniesburn Drive, Bearsden, Glasgow G61 1BF. Paid £3,000 per month, until further notice. Hours: 8 hrs per quarter. In addition, I will be paid £1,500 per day for any additional work (additional payments will be listed below). (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 14 December 2015 and 6 June 2016)
Chairman of Commsworld Plc, Commsworld House, Peffer Place, Edinburgh EH16 4BB. Paid £1,000 a month, from 31 July 2015 until further notice. Hours: 8 hrs per quarter. (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 3 August 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: David Craigen
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 14 June 2017; updated 08 August 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until 4 November 2016, Croft, Isle of Skye: (i). (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 1 October 2015 and 08 November 2016)
House in Lanark: (i). (Registered 03 June 2015)
From 4 November 2016, a house on the Isle of Skye: (i). (Registered 08 November 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
First Seer Ltd (see category 8 below). (Registered 02 December 2016)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Commsworld; telecoms company. (Registered 03 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Director (unpaid) of First Seer Ltd, 12A Chester Street, Edinburgh EH3 7RA. First Seer owns our croft business and ancillary activities. (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 17 November 2015)
Investment portfolio managed on a discretionary basis by Brooks MacDonald Plc. (Registered 03 June 2015)
From 27 March 2017 until 16 June 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 27 March 2017; updated 19 June 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my step-son, John O'Leary, as Senior Caseworker from 1 June 2017. (Registered 3 June 2015; updated 13 June 2017)

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