Westminster

MP blogs – Christine Jardine MP

by Christine Jardine Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West. It has been quite a first six months for Christine.   There has been no shortage of issues...

Jardine welcomes Pinkhill planning refusal

Lib Dem MP for Edinburgh West, Christine Jardine, has welcomed the decision by the Scottish Government Reporter to reject planning permission for a 5...

Cherry questions the Prime Minister on Brexit

Joanna Cherry QC MP asked a question about Europe at Westminster earlier today but was not entirely happy with the response from the Prime...

Queen’s Speech criticised in Edinburgh

Commenting on today’s UK Government programme outlined in the Queen’s Speech at Westminster, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “As I have made clear, the Scottish...

Westminster incident this afternoon – four dead

Earlier today an incident at Westminster has resulted in the deaths of four people, which number includes the attacker, a woman and a police officer. It appears...

Prime Minister calls a General Election on 8 June 2017

The Prime Minister Theresa May has unexpectedly announced a snap General Election on 8 June 2017,  six weeks from now and a month after...

London attack – national political campaigning stops for today

Seven people have died and 48 are reported to be in hospital, some with critical injuries, after what appears to have been a terrorist...

SNP Westminster group to choose a new leader

Following last week's General Election Angus Robertson who won the leadership contest only last year was not reelected. This means that the SNP have...

Deidre calls for action on institutional racism

Deidre Brock SNP MP for Edinburgh North and Leith has called for an unflinching look at institutional racism at Westminster after today’s announcement of an...

Prime Minister will visit Scotland later today

The Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Scotland later today aiming to set out how the Brexit deal agreed with the EU protects jobs...
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