Kirsty Blackman

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Kirsty Blackman is the Scottish National Party (SNP) MP for Aberdeen North, having won the seat in the May 2015 general election. [1]

Blackman defeated the Labour Party candidate Richard Baker, who previously held the seat since 2003, with a majority vote of 13,396 and gaining a 56 per cent share of the vote. [1]

Ms Blackman, following the 2015 general election result, was appointed Shadow SNP Spokesperson for the House of Lords.[2]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Election 2015: Alex Salmond hails roar of 'Scottish lion' BBC News, 8 May 2015, accessed 8 May 2015
  2. Kirsty Blackman BiographyParliament Website, accessed 25 September 2015