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: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister: Engagements 21 Feb 2018

    At least 194 people have been killed in the past 48 hours in Eastern Ghouta. Will the Prime Minister tell the House what discussions her Government have had with UN colleagues since Sunday on the enforcement of the existing UN resolutions that call for an end to sieges of civilian areas and attacks on civilians?
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 21 Feb 2018

    I thank the Prime Minister for that answer. The bombing is relentless. Doctors on the ground are treating pregnant women and babies who have lost limbs. It is estimated that well over 100 children have been killed since Sunday. The UN has issued desperate pleas calling for political intervention. It has stated: “No words will do justice to the children killed, their mothers, their...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 7 Feb 2018

    Yesterday it was announced that 10 Royal Bank of Scotland branches in Scotland that had been earmarked for closure are to be reprieved. I am grateful for that news, which comes on the back of community pressure and the leadership that has been shown on this issue by the Scottish National party. On three occasions, I have asked the Prime Minister at Prime Minister’s questions to call...

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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

  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ministry of Defence
  • State Retirement Pensions: Females
  • Breathalysers
  • State Retirement Pensions: British Nationals Abroad
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • State Retirement Pensions

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since 16 Nov 2017)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2018.

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 18 October 2017, a house in Lanark: (i). (Registered 3 June 2016; updated 18 October 2017)
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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