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Joanna Cherry QC @joannaccherry Edinburgh, Scotland

SNP MP for Edinburgh South West, Queen's Counsel and Feminist.

2,526 Following   98,356 Followers   23,906 Tweets

Joined Twitter 6/4/14


Tomorrow, we go into Phase 3 of our route map. Moving forward means working together and sticking with it, for your… https://t.co/5MxM9iy2Im
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCThe Health Agency are offering weekly check-in calls to tackle feelings of loneliness and social isolation. If you,… https://t.co/frMyu6Lh7r
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCWe have reached the final day of the #JHRC20. This afternoon we will hear from @SandieOkoro @WorldBank in a firesid… https://t.co/5dkUuBdBl1
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCIn my ⁦@ScotNational⁩ column this week I’ve written about why we should listen to strong black women from South Lon… https://t.co/7MOE2FhG5I
7/9
2020
.@alisonthewliss: "We look to the ambitious stimulus packages of our European neighbours and urge the Chancellor to… https://t.co/iGzaLDbQ7p
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCThe Tories tried to shout me down but I won’t be silenced. Aberdeen needs an Oil and Gas sector deal to protect job… https://t.co/zxr19TVKk7
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC#Brexit for those of you who missed it/wish to rewatch it, here's our webinar on the future of the EU, UK-EU relati… https://t.co/A7vuQMGYte
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCUnsurprisingly, he did. https://t.co/GRumWZx7YW
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCSpot on from @alisonthewliss to highlight this glaring omission from the Chancellor. https://t.co/ZuRfFCnaQq
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCExcellent points made by @alisonthewliss in reply to @RishiSunak statement pointing to more ambitious European… https://t.co/AyHTPvuCrAThe Tory government must follow Scotland's lead and scrap hospital car parking charges. @theSNP government was rig… https://t.co/KYXFmeicx1
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCNEW: Today the Chancellor will deliver a coronavirus economic update. @theSNP's @alisonthewliss calls for investme… https://t.co/9KaVy5CL6J
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCA reminder of steps the @scotgov is calling on the Chancellor to announce in today's Summer Statement to ensure we… https://t.co/uZZXF34KZh
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7/8
2020
@4leafcloverfish Standing up for women’s rights is not transphobiaNapier University's @TheCyberAcademy are running a series of free webinars to keep us all safe from #Covid-19 onl… https://t.co/J2M8f0HZVI
7/7
2020
@AngelaHaggerty He is such a wee doteOur evidence session with @DavidLammy, @DLawrenceOBE, Lord Simon Woolley @OpBlackVote and HMI Wendy Williams has no… https://t.co/wcBhEkEkIK
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCToday @HumanRightsCtte started taking evidence in our inquiry into Black people, racism & #HumanRights in the UK. I… https://t.co/jlLWZJYquD'If we cannot protect our Parliament from this naked attempt to put it out of any meaningful business, then the gam… https://t.co/Jt2eml2xQC
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCToday we remember the 167 workers who lost their lives at the Piper Alpha oil installation 32 years ago. It’s why… https://t.co/q81US6TSfu
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC'There is little point in having a steady 54% of Scots with an appetite for independence if we have a gelded Parlia… https://t.co/0dhOBlRxOP
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCRemembering the 167 men who lost their lives during the Piper Alpha disaster, and thinking about the survivors who… https://t.co/5wPCWLf484
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCMatt Hancock is developing a disturbing habit of telling female, doctor MPs that they don’t know what they’re talki… https://t.co/nL5SHXybn8
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCGood work @FacultyScot. Thomas Muir is rightly called the father of Scottish democracy & should be celebrated. “I h… https://t.co/kKGFakc0nd
7/6
2020
Hugely significant ...and yet -in light of recent events- unsurprising https://t.co/f65pLLS4U5
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCThis 👇 puts a great deal in perspective....always worth understanding the ‘why’ https://t.co/MAON62d7ze
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCA good article by @Feorlean - choices will need to be made by many as we traverse through the end game. Protect foo… https://t.co/twpe18Kjmn
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Latest Scottish independence polling from @thetimesscot and @Panelbase: Yes: 54% (+5) No: 46% (-5%) https://t.co/eu9fRmQIuy
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCThe case for #independence will be won by ideas, reasoned argument & respect for our opponents.But I repeat what I said yesterday anyone who thinks shouting “F-off” at the border is a good look is woefully mist… https://t.co/QHFbgOWDPuA very encouraging poll in today’s @thetimesscot with support for #Indy at 54% & @theSNP at 55%. The UK Govt’s str… https://t.co/LbCy2Gr0CmHappy 72nd Birthday NHS! To every single health and social care worker now and all those who built & sustained our… https://t.co/qvKe81fmZM
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7/5
2020
Here is my 4th of July photo- let’s make America equal and fair for everyone! https://t.co/fOfYn12VOg
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCTomorrow's front page: Holyrood to battle every step of the way as Westminster moves to grab devolved powers back https://t.co/I7T3lHHBN5
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCOn behalf of everyone in Edinburgh, thank you to every single NHS worker + all those working for the @EdinburghHSCPhttps://t.co/sRoOPbOfTW
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCSome of the restrictions may have been lifted but for many people with dementia and their families, this continues… https://t.co/nBdwybgbjM
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCWhilst Pete & I don’t agree about everything, here we are as one. I find this behaviour abhorrent. https://t.co/3B0ebcsCGwTo continue to stop the spread of coronavirus and save lives, there are 5 things we all still need to do. Remember… https://t.co/bxQSmuPilF
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCWhilst it’s important to pay tribute to the vital contribution made by care workers during #COVID19, it's more impo… https://t.co/zofQrPMJcn
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7/4
2020
Will UK ditch Erasmus+ student exchange scheme because Brexiteers don't like that it fosters pro-EU feelings? Excel… https://t.co/rj9tpenH7kWe celebrate the news from @fionahyslop and the Scottish Government (@ScotGov) today regarding the vital £10 millio… https://t.co/mztn9qCE6X
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCAbsolutely fantastic news for performing arts sector as @FionaHyslop announces £10m fund. It’s vital to maintain ou… https://t.co/rtZ6wILuqo
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCAs #Scottish #tourism prepares to reopen on the 15th July, we have today launched a new visitor charter offering to… https://t.co/egSt6IsNI3
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7/3
2020
This evening I was privileged to join hundreds of young people to hear the harrowing testimony of #Holocaust surviv… https://t.co/KJ3pSJgwjRMany congratulations to the wonderful & inspiring Dr Lesley Riddoch 👏👏👏 https://t.co/bLeHK1rDpDDue to the ongoing pandemic, we were unable to send club representatives to Contalmaison this year. However, with… https://t.co/xPcYXk3mhe
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCArandora Star went down 80 years ago today - 446 italian internees died - just about every Scottish Italian family… https://t.co/3emKEjP1Qv
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC6 months today and the UK will be outside the EU - If the UK Government are remotely serious about intensive talks… https://t.co/Pda8E93luj
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCImportant thread from @HumzaYousaf setting out disgraceful behaviour of UK Govt telling untruths & playing politics… https://t.co/Sm5Hs6InbeMy next telephone surgery will be this Friday, 11am-1pm. Please call 0131 600 0156 to make an appointment. https://t.co/Xyt6OJZd0O'It is extraordinary and not healthy that to advocate debate is seen as controversial. The words #nodebate should h… https://t.co/q3RzTUD0Kk
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7/2
2020
Tomorrow's front page: Nicola Sturgeon hits out at Boris Johnson's "absurd" claim on the Border https://t.co/4x6roW0DVN
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCToday I asked the Secretary of State for Scotland to end the heartless policy that requires those with a terminal i… https://t.co/0d5aCInX1w
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCInteresting, not least as Tories, incl Alister Jack, always say independence is a bad idea as over 60% of Scotland'… https://t.co/gaVVDO0CqH
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCWould you like to attend our amazing JUSTICE Human Rights Conference online next week? Please tag @JUSTICEhq in you… https://t.co/7QxAzFyW7F
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCTwo of Scotland's top experts on EU matters @KirstyS_Hughes @gowdav speaking at this event on 7 July, looking at th… https://t.co/WGnh6x2IOn
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7/1
2020
@GrayInGlasgow @KirstyS_Hughes Well said Michael. Many of those who want a discussion on a plan to deal with very r… https://t.co/U6hYN1aFUCToday I challenged @michaelgove to dispel the impression that the new #NationalSecurityAdviser has been appointed b… https://t.co/qyA2F9lOlLA very pertinent question from @joannaccherry here! https://t.co/PwUHX2OEnB
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC.@joannaccherry urges UK Govt to get on with implementation of the Lammy review: “There is no point in further rev… https://t.co/N9qhDB632p
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCTo understand just how wrong & inhuman the policy of indefinite #immigration detention is please read this report b… https://t.co/CsIbLpbZLvEven more cross party support overnight for the amendment to the #ImmigrationBill abolishing #indefinitedetention.… https://t.co/zgUGIK1eIG
6/30
2020
This report from @JRSUK reveals the total inhumanity of the policy https://t.co/XNttQcJVNFCross party support for the amendment to the #ImmigrationBill abolishing #indefinitedetention is growing. Proud to… https://t.co/KgmhP4OYEIIt is unacceptable that the repeated concerns raised by Scottish Government were ignored 👇 https://t.co/LzAhuXBnsy
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC📽️ What asylum seekers have experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic is the hostile environment at its absolute wor… https://t.co/CXEqQZ2G5M
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCUK charities ask: Is the UK government abandoning the Palestinian people? Caabu & other UK humanitarian, developm… https://t.co/KhKTKR7OJk
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC📄 Finance Secretary @KateForbesMSP has set out ten actions @scotgov believes the UK Government should take to suppo… https://t.co/z3yHIFpBJw
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCAccording to @ChrisPhilpMP, the asylum system worked "excellently" before Covid-19. A reminder, from last week, of… https://t.co/JVHKi9eNJX
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCThe @ukhomeoffice has serious questions to answer on asylum accommodation - the Minister must apologise for the tra… https://t.co/wt5QTUEILA
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6/29
2020
@jk_rowling @tribunemagazine Thank you again for your strength & clarity in the face of #misogyny & lies 👏👏
6/28
2020
@RichardWhitecr3 Oh congratulations! @CraigWilliamWil @shocker38 Sorry but I have never advocated UDI what I have said is that alternative plans should… https://t.co/5motMwNF3XPlease do not circulate rumours or hearsay of the incident in Glasgow, Police Scotland will share information publi… https://t.co/DK7dR8eXxh
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCStatement from Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson: "We are continuing to deal with the incident on West George… https://t.co/uKTfCHbID3
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6/26
2020
I recently became chair of the new charity looking after Ellisland Farm, @Burns_Ellisland the home designed by Robe… https://t.co/yIYThaiP6u
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC‘If liberty means anything at all it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.’ #GeorgeOrwellhttps://t.co/vddke3tTbnBrexit has sharply illustrated the limits of devolution. The time for avoiding discussion of Plan B is over. That d… https://t.co/FUJvN4Poa3
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCAt today's business questions I asked again when Parliament would debate calls to loosen the straitjacket on Scotla… https://t.co/opcMA0DKTY
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCMy next telephone surgery will be tomorrow, 1pm-3pm. If you would like to make an appointment to speak to me, pleas… https://t.co/kdW4OlK47O📽️👇Watch as @PGibsonSNP brilliantly exposes the Scottish Tories' extraordinary claims that @NFUStweets and… https://t.co/SQXhQHxfXd
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCAfter @Ianblackford_MP #PMQs last week former DWP Secretary of State calls on UKGov to do more on poverty starting… https://t.co/ZSCIlrqL1O
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC🙌 Our teams have been out since first thing cleaning up the parks - please help them by binning your litter or taki… https://t.co/tVVSwoFBQa
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCBrexit has sharply illustrated the limits of devolution. The time for avoiding discussion of Plan B is over. That d… https://t.co/FUJvN4Poa3
6/25
2020
Well worth watching https://t.co/1W6HJgkkXs
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC @drewhendrySNP @Torcuil Far too young to be a Grandpa Drew! Congrats xTomorrow's front page: Tories accused of "grubby political opportunism" + Kate Forbes asks Westminster for more eco… https://t.co/5mkHeuTC75
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCIn #Scotland we are ready for a more fair and humane approach to refugee protection. Thanks @TasminaSheikh for high… https://t.co/fpXVI5AxWq
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QC @robertgibb69 Thanks and for your lovely photosWonderful opportunity … https://t.co/nBvuXfTvUO
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCRobert Jenrick’s position is simply untenable. The redacted exchanges only raises further questions. SNP MP… https://t.co/2ZfHkN1rCK
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCJust off the phone with my Dad who was outraged because I had forgotten it was the anniversary of the Battle of… https://t.co/reAAbFmKSTUseful slide on today’s announcements on further easing of the #Coronavirus #Lockdown in #Scotland by @ScotGovFM https://t.co/h28THnH2lc
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCAnother great podcast from @LesleyRiddoch & @pforpaddy with a great plea from Paddy for people not to be afraid of… https://t.co/GrF8Jwviqa🔎 @NicolaSturgeon has announced the next steps, with indicative dates for re-opening, as we continue on our path ou… https://t.co/wCdfLb5vn9
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCProud to be one of over 1000 European Parliamentarians to sign a letter opposing Israel’s plans to annex occupied P… https://t.co/YsrhF1XHu9Napier University's @TheCyberAcademy are running a series of free webinars to keep us all safe from #Covid-19 onl… https://t.co/5iS8yQhwlU @aliromah @BinghamCentre @DavidLammy @ValerieAmos @MurrayHunt_ @ab1odun @YvetteCooperMP @HelenMountfieldhttps://t.co/J9DR0w7ZJUThank you to all the experts that participated in our closed roundtable on the 'Windrush Lessons Learned Review' ea… https://t.co/3LDs6RzLeu
Retweeted by Joanna Cherry QCAt #PMQS today @BorisJohnson clearly rattled by forensic scrutiny from @Keir_Starmer is resorting to the sort of pe… https://t.co/UgT7DnL74n
6/24
2020

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