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MP for Ross, Skye & Lochaber & @theSNP Parliamentary Leader at Westminster. Constituents wishing to contact me, please email -ian.blackford.mp@parliament.uk

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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Support for independence is rising. 🗳️ Demand for a referendum is rising. 🔎 Polling expert John Curtice s… https://t.co/ojsneq0Z3H
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordThe @DWP must be fairer to people with epilepsy. @epilepsy_scot found that 54% of sufferers who had received DLA we… https://t.co/hWCnsiY2nRIan Blackford MP, the SNP’s Westminster Leader, joins young campaigners in Buchanan Street, Glasgow today to mark f… https://t.co/kOnhpyErIe
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9/19
2019
.@TheSNP leader at Westminster @IanBlackfordMP says there needs to be more support from the UK government to tackle… https://t.co/0CEUZ09NwH
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordWhat is it about Tories using the Queen... 🤦🏼‍♀️ https://t.co/oGjAsfl9J1
Retweeted by Ian Blackford @RossThomson_MP Hmm I think the Scots have changed their mind, I am one of them. @IanBlackfordMP can attest to the… https://t.co/CVUgjFmZvh
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordIan Blackford and YSI photoshoot on Buchanan Street to mark five year anniversary of #indyref1 https://t.co/wSGeIkUbNV
Retweeted by Ian Blackford🎥 As Scotland marks the five year anniversary of IndyRef, a rally’s been held in Glasgow arguing the case for a sec… https://t.co/s2Rt0sGQQD
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordIan Blackford: General election will act as ‘springboard’ for independence referendum https://t.co/NnbBjKLtbt
Retweeted by Ian Blackford'Today marks the fifth anniversary of the referendum on Scottish Independence – and what a five years it has been.… https://t.co/ORBv8Okili
Retweeted by Ian Blackford‘If the UK is determined to leave the European Union, then we in Scotland have the right to determine our own desti… https://t.co/Vp6KLwqXPl
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordSNP Ian Blackford says 'Scots must grasp opportunity to complete journey to independence' - Daily Record https://t.co/J5Eulhj5daScotland's voice has counted for nothing, writes @IanBlackfordMP reflecting five years on from the referendum on Sc… https://t.co/E9G9DxDqmz
Retweeted by Ian Blackford @staywithj0sh Thanks Josh!5 years after #indyref UK Tory government and unionists generally seem to have abandoned democracy altogether. Incr… https://t.co/mVk3gLKq8B
Retweeted by Ian Blackford @Valensercla Good to meet you Valentina.Just a week to go until #FitnessDay We should value health and wellbeing above everything, and I'm urging our polit… https://t.co/u6nzP3mZLw
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordIt was a pleasure to welcome @IanBlackfordMP to Glasgow city centre this afternoon to campaign for Scottish Indepen… https://t.co/PRA5jCwOVr
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordIn #indyref UK politicians told us that independence would see us thrown out of the EU. Today, five years on, I’m i… https://t.co/8cxZSKiW6Y
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordTons of support and warmth for @IanBlackfordMP, @theSNP and @YesScot today on Buchanan Street! Energising to hear… https://t.co/bxhVXueytR
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordLooks like @IanBlackfordMP has his copy of our special @ScotNational paper exposing all of Better Together's lies!… https://t.co/ojhgVh9BQH
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordToday, I had the great pleasure to meet the First Minister of Scotland @NicolaSturgeon. Thank you for your visit!… https://t.co/oCdRa8rN76
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordMND is such a horrible condition that takes away too many far too early. Thoughts and prayers with family and frien… https://t.co/AF8VkENAN5 @YSIGlasgow It was a pleasure to be with you. A great reception in GlasgowHere’s our first #bbcdn panel of the new series. We have @IanBlackfordMP, @LesleyLaird, @Colin_J_Clark,… https://t.co/Rpm1ucfnvg
Retweeted by Ian Blackford @godfreefinker If you are primarily resident in Scotland you would be entitled to vote.Delighted to be campaigning for independence with so many young people on Buchanan Street this afternoon. Fantastic… https://t.co/vgIK8EaNsFToday marks the 5th year anniversary of the referendum on Scottish Independence – and what a five years it has been… https://t.co/le5VQU5Ktb
9/18
2019
Thoroughly enjoyable evening canvassing with @IanBlackfordMP in Beauly. Feeling a lot of love for @theSNP on the do… https://t.co/H0rawOFs8A
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordWhat a brilliant response Emma. Pleased you and everyone else was with us. https://t.co/ifrmOw2W4MGreat response on the doorsteps in Beauly this evening for ⁦@theSNP⁩ https://t.co/qqRBbppgFkThis is @GasSafetyWeek. @ScottishGas has found more than 26,000 unsafe and gas and electric appliances in homes the… https://t.co/6thPY9u44B
9/17
2019
On the BBC six o’clock news @BorisJohnson repeats his mantra we will be leaving the EU deal or no deal at the end o… https://t.co/6bdBBxm3VyAt a time of crisis, much of which is down to @BorisJohnson he has nothing to say. Not so much hulk as sulk. Well t… https://t.co/8LHVHQK9PVJohnson running down the #Brexit clock with meetings to which he brings nothing but bluster....Brexit: UK offers no… https://t.co/eSybrP1R4f
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordThis image and Bettel's comments are brutal for Johnson. No proposals, no plan and no negotiation. https://t.co/j7LtaARa9Z
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordThe EU making it clear post meeting @BorisJohnson today that the onus is on the UK to come up with proposals. Johns… https://t.co/FHkbMnoHHt11 days left to go to vote for our wee Scots Pine! The only tree in the Highlands that has reached the shortlist!… https://t.co/x1GpV7waHM
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9/16
2019
Tomorrow's front page: @IanBlackfordMP hails new poll showing huge backing for indyref2 across Britain ... PLUS:… https://t.co/7n0TAqAped
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordNonsense - @MrJohnNicolson’s Bill was more progressive than the amendment eventually passed, and a similar SNP gove… https://t.co/vTa98bEp6Y
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordThis is a contemptible comment. Consider yourself blocked. https://t.co/zna5dK435lWhat utter tosh from @patel4witham on @AndrewMarr9 programme. There is a world of difference from conversations and… https://t.co/AJiTx6FE6C
9/15
2019
@ChiaraMaclean Good to see you as well Chiara, keep up the good work campaigning for @theSNP and for independence.And @HibernianFC legend as well Eamonn! https://t.co/wD3tAgjZrmWe've been told about some cold calls being made to #Skye residents offering council tax refunds and asking for ban… https://t.co/2bHP3n7I50
Retweeted by Ian Blackford @AlanBrownSNP @KilmarnockFC Indeed fortunately. Congratulations on your win, seems we have had to congratulate a lo… https://t.co/MZrcCZeg8gI was delighted to be able to join Skye & Lochalsh SNP at their AGM and to kick off our campaign for a general elec… https://t.co/QSUeYQ5Q2kI will be hosting an advice surgery on Tuesday, 17th September, in Beauly. Please do come along if you have an issu… https://t.co/wpBezT15Rg
9/14
2019
I am delighted to be selected as @thesnp candidate for Ross, Skye & Lochaber. My thanks to the SNP members for givi… https://t.co/IVaOmXFHt8📢 @MhairiBlack: "It's crucial people register to vote now so we can stop Brexit and protect Scotland's right to cho… https://t.co/ETjNRxdDVl
Retweeted by Ian Blackford🗳️ Are you ready to make your mark? This Freshers' week is an ideal time to make sure you're registered to vote.… https://t.co/dtu6k2awJv
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordRead this thread. Hard or impossible to conclude otherwise than that Scotland's Highest Court has decided on the… https://t.co/2Q8RnT8Haf
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordI met with @breastcancernow and with some of the people they support, to learn more about breast cancer. To raise m… https://t.co/bOtFh34bPa
9/13
2019
@sometimesserene @GailRossSNP @KateForbesMSP Just as an add on I may not see everything on social media and I would… https://t.co/nyqPX8LXkg @sometimesserene @GailRossSNP @KateForbesMSP Can you please ask Hannah to email me ian.blackford.mp@parliament.uk a… https://t.co/zk41F2fq5FFair play to @TheScotsman - we must respect the Rule of Law regardless of politics. Can’t believe we are having to… https://t.co/CYen8b0V40
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordNo wonder Labour are in trouble in Scotland. Whether they believe it or not there is a mandate, there is a majority… https://t.co/rbexIAMb1aThe Yellowhammer no deal prep give us just a small insight into how much the Tory ideologues are willing to risk fo… https://t.co/6P8oinNTDr#Scotland has 4 in top 200 (Edinburgh , Glasgow, in top 100 followed in next 100 by Aberdeen & St Andrews) , with… https://t.co/X5puQeHN9E
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9/12
2019
"Scotland deserves the choice of a better future than the one being imposed on us by Westminster. "It's clearer th… https://t.co/okp18p5PIh
Retweeted by Ian Blackford“The prime minister has broken the law… If these things were happening in other countries people in the UK would be… https://t.co/KQZPwXbYWE
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordWhat's different about the new Yellowhammer document that the government has just published compared with the one I… https://t.co/gPPl9Kl6Bc
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordOur solicitors @balfourmanson have written to the UK Govt, the Speaker & others explaining the legal effect of toda… https://t.co/Ew0my8m730
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordReally pleased that parliament endorsed the Citizens Assembly this evening with support from Labour and the Greens.… https://t.co/BfjiXw7qmS
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordSince you've shut down Parliament @BorisJohnson and are hiding from scrutiny, let me ask you here; Will you obey t… https://t.co/5pY9TZGPVI🕒 With the UK government in chaos, it can be tricky to keep up with the latest news. We’ve put together a timeline… https://t.co/OZwKi62BDT
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordFor all those in Scotland looking at the UK government and realising that we are being led by a group of Brexit fan… https://t.co/nZZmUXFNx1@joannaccherry: "Scotland's highest court has ruled that prorogation of Parliament by Boris Johnson was unlawful.… https://t.co/IgwL6LrsHY
Retweeted by Ian Blackford👇 SNP Westminster Leader Ian Blackford has now written to @BorisJohnson demanding he recalls Parliament and obeys t… https://t.co/7AZMVMbUD8
Retweeted by Ian Blackford🔎 Sources at Number 10 have responded by questioning the political neutrality of the Scottish judges. The Tories a… https://t.co/dqL9Zr539W
Retweeted by Ian Blackford⚖️ Scotland’s highest civil court has ruled that Boris Johnson’s suspension of the UK Parliament is unlawful.… https://t.co/nrUJvn4m49
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordFollowing the judgement today of Scotland's highest civil court, I have written to Boris Johnson demanding he recal… https://t.co/vbjncezyV3Um what’s wrong with @scotcourts ...UK Govt surely isn’t refusing to abide by a ruling because it’s from Scotland’s… https://t.co/MaMAznQA48
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordToday’s Court of Session judgment is of huge constitutional significance - but the immediate political implications… https://t.co/o6JoKQSfAM
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordKey line from Scottish judges. ⁦@BorisJohnson⁩ acted unlawfully because purpose of prorogation was **stymying** (o… https://t.co/80vy9gocVk
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordStudents from Mallaig and Lochaber high schools took part in a three-day STEM event organised by the Engineering De… https://t.co/SC9NO823S4
Retweeted by Ian Blackford🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland's highest court of appeal has ruled that Boris Johnson's shutting down of Parliament is unlawful.… https://t.co/5j0SRcGQvu
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordThere’s nothing opposition parties can do to recall Parliament - it’s at the discretion of the PM. Next step is the… https://t.co/Px1VxOxsRf
Retweeted by Ian Blackford“The SNP will be putting Scotland’s opposition to Brexit and our right to choose our own future with independence a… https://t.co/LGvm2HN2A9
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordThis is great news, congratulations to you and all involved. This battle has further to run but my message to… https://t.co/xPCXY1JiiL
9/11
2019
I didn't take this seriously. But a pal in a very good position to know says (remarkably to me) that it's absolutel… https://t.co/8gmJ3D3n1d
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordThey have an instruction from Parliament, no if’s no but’s they have to be published. Let’s start to come clean wit… https://t.co/CbhYPsJGal👀 While Ross Thomson tries to defend the rotten Tory handouts of peerages and honours to advisors and donors,… https://t.co/PLzBQRt2yr
Retweeted by Ian Blackford“He will face the full force of the law” SNP Westminster leader @IanBlackfordMP says opposition will take… https://t.co/S04C6MWLg7
Retweeted by Ian Blackford🔐 Boris Johnson has shut down Parliament, faced six defeats in a week, and plunged Scotland and the UK into more ch… https://t.co/tJKWTg9YQz
Retweeted by Ian Blackford📽️: My full speech from last night, before the UK parliament was shamefully closed. https://t.co/ykeGdYo4CVThe scenes in parliament last night should never be repeated in a place that is meant to represent democracy. The P… https://t.co/fBaPzLaDpvOn the eve of the independence referendum in 2014 the Better Together parties urged Scots to vote No to guarantee “… https://t.co/DYegmjvkQn
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordWestminster democracy shuts down. Meanwhile First Minister and DFM in Peterhead announcing £1bn to build new schoo… https://t.co/UKl1o9EHyZ
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordIf this stuff was happening in Eastern Europe or Latin America, Tory MPs would be pontificating about it being a fa… https://t.co/Vqe3DuBj3P
Retweeted by Ian Blackford.@IanBlackfordMP: "Tory MPs can jeer all they want, but the matter is simple, this Prime Minister has: 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Los… https://t.co/yOxEoE3p0X
Retweeted by Ian Blackford @nigelmp It's pretty obvious whose side Speaker @HoC_Speaker_MP Bercow has been on hugs and embraces for @Labour an… https://t.co/GeApeHQIp7
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordNever seen anything like it in Westminster. Opposition in full revolt over #prorogation of parliament. Very nice to… https://t.co/vsID7t4XUz
Retweeted by Ian Blackford @BjCruickshank @IanBlackfordMP @theSNP Even Bercow seems to think *that question* will be asked of scotland very soon
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordMPs shouting No to Black Rod .... Speaker stressing this is not a normal prorogation and it is an act of executive… https://t.co/3e4UhjLoL1
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9/10
2019
🙅‍♂️ Tonight, Scottish Tories could have stood up for Scotland’s interests - instead every single one of them stood… https://t.co/25TmoKuGDX
Retweeted by Ian Blackford"Boris Johnson has lost every single vote since he became Prime Minister. "He must finally accept defeat and take… https://t.co/RT5D6smUXg
Retweeted by Ian Blackford💥 @IanBlackfordMP expertly tears into Boris Johnson's assault on democracy and his shambolic Tory government. 📢 "… https://t.co/SCYC28bzcx
Retweeted by Ian Blackford"How we all conduct ourselves in this place is very important" - SNP Westminster leader @IanBlackfordMP appeals to… https://t.co/eHnKkTqtxJ
Retweeted by Ian BlackfordGreat leadership by @IanBlackfordMP here in calling for MPs in the House Of Commons to comport themselves respectfu… https://t.co/gmWZHjCN1A
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9/9
2019

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