SNP MP & Westminster Leader Ian Blackford names frontbench team

  • Alfie Baron
SNP MP & Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, has announced the SNP frontbench team.

Spokesperson on Economy

Kirsty Blackman

Spokesperson on International Affairs and Europe

Stephen Gethins

Spokesperson on Social Justice

Neil Gray

Spokesperson on Trade and Investment

Hannah Bardell

Spokesperson on Small Business, Enterprise and Innovation

Marion Fellows

Spokesperson on Industries for the future

Martin Docherty Hughes

Spokesperson on Pensions and youth affairs

Mhairi Black

Spokesperson on House of Lords, Scotland and Cabinet Offices

Tommy Sheppard

Spokesperson on Devolved Government Relations and Northern Ireland and Fair Work and Employment

Deidre Brock

Spokesperson on Justice and Home Affairs

Joanna Cherry

Spokesperson on Equalities, Women & Children, Family Support, Housing, Child Maintenance and Disability

Angela Crawley

Spokesperson on Europe

Peter Grant

Spokesperson on Consumer Affairs

Patricia Gibson

Spokesperson on International Development and Climate Justice

Chris Law

Spokesperson on Transport, Infrastructure and Energy

Alan Brown

Spokesperson on Environment and Rural Affairs

Angus Brendan MacNeil

Spokesperson on Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Drew Hendry

Spokesperson on Immigration, Asylum and Border Control

Stuart McDonald

Spokesperson on Education, Armed Forces and Veterans

Carol Monaghan

Spokesperson on Treasury and Cities

Alison Thewliss

Spokesperson on Sport

Gavin Newlands

Spokesperson on Culture and Media

Brendan O’Hara

Spokesperson on Defence

Stewart M MacDonald

Spokesperson on Defence Procurement



Douglas Chapman

Spokesperson on Health

Philippa Whitford

Spokesperson on Mental Health

Lisa Cameron

Shadow Leader of the House and spokesperson on the Constitution

Peter Wishart

Spokesperson on Trade Unions and Workers’ Rights

Chris Stephens
SNP MSP Mark McDonald quits SNP in Sleaze Investigation
  • Alfie Baron

Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald has quit the Scottish National Party (SNP).

His resignations follows allegations of misconduct against at least two women.

McDonald resigned from the SNP with immediate effect - but will remain as an Independent MSP.