Ian Blackford

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

PMQs: Two-metre social distance rule to be kept ‘under review’

PMQs: Two-metre social distance rule to be kept ‘under review’

Boris Johnson was challenged over the science behind reducing the two-metre social distancing rule by the SNP's Ian Blackford.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

PM urged to confront Donald Trump over George Floyd death

PM urged to confront Donald Trump over George Floyd death

Keir Starmer has urged Boris Johnson to address Donald Trump's response to the death of George Floyd when he next speaks to him.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Durham Police: Dominic Cummings may have committed ‘minor breach’

Durham Police: Dominic Cummings may have committed ‘minor breach’

Dominic Cummings may have committed a “minor breach” of lockdown regulations but will face no further action, according to Durham police.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Michel Barnier: EU ‘open’ to two-year Brexit extension

Michel Barnier: EU ‘open’ to two-year Brexit extension

The European Union would allow a two-year extension to the Brexit transition period if the UK asked for one, its chief negotiator has said.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

‘Fanciful and deranged’: PM rejects SNP Scottish visa plans

‘Fanciful and deranged’: PM rejects SNP Scottish visa plans

Ian Blackford has said the PM "doesn't have a clue", accusing him of rejecting plans for a separate Scottish visa "without consideration".

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Ian Blackford: ‘Devolution under attack from Tory government’

Ian Blackford: ‘Devolution under attack from Tory government’

The SNP’s Commons leader claimed that "powers are being grabbed back to Westminster" as he took on Boris Johnson in PMQs.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

PMQs: Ian Blackford dubs Boris Johnson a ‘democracy denier’

PMQs: Ian Blackford dubs Boris Johnson a ‘democracy denier’

The SNP's Westminster leader said the PM's rejection of a second poll on Scottish independence was "unacceptable and unsustainable".

Friday, September 13, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Ian Blackford: Scotland not prepared to leave EU 'against will'

Ian Blackford: Scotland not prepared to leave EU 'against will'

The SNP's Westminster leader said he wants a general election to show Scotland's "determination" to stay in the EU.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

SNP's Ian Blackford dubs Boris Johnson UK's 'last Prime Minister'

SNP's Ian Blackford dubs Boris Johnson UK's 'last Prime Minister'

Ian Blackford has branded Boris Johnson the “last Prime Minister of the UK” in Mr Johnson’s first Prime Minister’s Questions as leader.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

PMQs uproar after SNP MP declares Boris Johnson ‘racist’

PMQs uproar after SNP MP declares Boris Johnson ‘racist’

The SNP MP has been warned by speaker John Bercow for calling Boris Johnson “racist" during Prime Minister’s Questions.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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SNP’s Ian Blackford: 'Work with us, Corbyn'

SNP’s Ian Blackford: 'Work with us, Corbyn'

The SNP's Westminster leader called for the Labour leader to work alongside his party and call for a second referendum.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Ian Blackford

Ian Blackford accuses PM of making 'backroom deal' with Corbyn

Ian Blackford accuses PM of making 'backroom deal' with Corbyn

Ian Blackford accused the two party leaders of cooking up a "backroom deal" by holding cross-party talks on Brexit.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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We 'have to be prepared' to cancel Brexit, says Ian Blackford

We 'have to be prepared' to cancel Brexit, says Ian Blackford

The politician revealed he would move a motion to cancel Brexit if no-deal was on the table.