Ian Blackford

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Ian Blackford said : “If those numbers become a reality, the prime minister is leading us into another winter of discontent,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warned : “The prime minister must announce an immediate extension - no half measures, no half-baked projects - to this vital and life-saving scheme. Will the prime minister show the leadership required and save the jobs?” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warned : “Time is running out. Workers are facing the dole today. Will the prime minister instruct the chancellor to extend the furlough scheme and stop 1 million workers being thrown onto the scrap heap by this government?” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Read More ) : "If we take the right actions now, there is nothing inevitable about the exponential spread of this virus. If we act decisively, if we move sharply, if we take tough decisions now, we can get the virus under control. READ MORE: restrictions for Scotland. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “There is nothing inevitable about the exponential spread of this virus. If we act decisively, if we move sharply, if we take the tough decisions now we can get the virus back under control” External link

standard Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “So let me ask the Prime Minister two specific questions that need two specific answers Firstly, does he still think that devolution in Scotland is unjust? And secondly, where does he believe full spending and decision-making powers over our NHS, education , infrastructure, economic development, culture and sport, should be held? With Scotland’s parliament or with Westminster?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “As a public service broadcaster the BBC have a duty to impart this information,” External link

guardian Friday, September 11, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about The UK ) : “The UK government must confirm the rights of EU nationals to remain as a matter of urgency. Many people risk falling through the cracks, causing uncertainty and distress for thousands of EU nationals who have made the UK their home” External link

workpermit Friday, September 11, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford replies : "It is on the face of the bill that the Government of the UK is going to trample over devolution. That is not a lie" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “This legislation breaks international law, but it also breaks domestic law. The prime minister and his friends are creating a rogue state, one where the rule of law does not apply. Why does the PM think that he and his friends are above the law?” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “We saw the PM breaking the law last year with the prorogation of Parliament, we’ve seen the behaviour of Dominic Cummings and we know that this Government’s prepared to break its international obligations and what the Prime Minister said is complete rubbish and the Prime Minister knows this” External link

standard Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “It’s on the face of the Bill that the Government of the UK is going to trample over devolution, that is not a lie” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “It’s on the face of the Bill that the Government of the UK is going to trample over devolution, that is not a lie” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “We saw the PM breaking the law last year with the prorogation of Parliament, we’ve seen the behaviour of Dominic Cummings and we know that this Government’s prepared to break its international obligations and what the Prime Minister said is complete rubbish and the Prime Minister knows this” External link

standard Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford replies : "It is on the face of the bill that the Government of the UK is going to trample over devolution. That is not a lie" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford replies : "It is on the face of the bill that the Government of the UK is going to trample over devolution. That is not a lie" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about The UK ) : “The UK government must confirm the rights of EU nationals to remain as a matter of urgency. "Many people risk falling through the cracks, causing uncertainty and distress for thousands of EU nationals who have made the UK their home” External link

independent-UK Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about The UK ) : “The leaked pictures confirm what we have been warning about since these proposals first emerged – the Tories are preparing to overrule the democratic will of the Scottish Parliament and are laying the groundwork for the biggest raid on devolution since 1999” External link

msn-uk Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “How much better is that than languishing out of work?” External link

bathchronicle Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “How much better is that than languishing out of work?” External link

nottinghampost Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “How much better is that than languishing out of work?” External link

hulldailymail Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “How much better is that than languishing out of work?” External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “To blame the SNP for this is classic deflection from a Prime Minister who is under attack for his shambolic Government,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

oxfordtimes Friday, August 7, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : "thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily" "Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies," External link

themirror Friday, August 7, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

nottinghampost Friday, August 7, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

surreymirror Friday, August 7, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

bathchronicle Friday, August 7, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

stokesentinel Friday, August 7, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

gloucestercitizen Friday, August 7, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

exeterexpressandecho Friday, August 7, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

bristolpost Friday, August 7, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

derbytelegraph Friday, August 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

icWales Friday, August 7, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

hulldailymail Friday, August 7, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

kentonline Friday, August 7, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “We will have that referendum in Scotland” External link

pressandjournal Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford declined : “Why is it right that we should be held in a union against the wishes of the people of Scotland?” External link

heraldscotland Friday, July 24, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “it would be normal to expect” External link

heraldscotland Friday, July 24, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford declined : “Why is it right that we should be held in a union against the wishes of the people of Scotland?” External link

thecourier Friday, July 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “it would be normal to expect” External link

thecourier Friday, July 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford answered : "You wouldn't get anything if you weren't part of the union though would you?" External link

msn-uk Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford answered : "I think people might want to reflect on a comment such as that, because that kind of flies into the rhetoric that we get from the Tories that, we’re too wee, we’re too poor, we’re too stupid. " External link

msn-uk Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “This will mean a reduction in standards in one part of the UK driving down standards elsewhere,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford told : “This will mean a reduction in standards in one part of the UK driving down standards elsewhere,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "Let's take one step at a time. We've always said we want a referendum as quickly as possible. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "Let's take one step at a time. We've always said we want a referendum as quickly as possible. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Kirsten Oswald ) : "With the threat of a Tory Brexit growing, and crucial decisions over the economic emergency, Kirsten will play a key role as we hold the Tory government to account" External link

bbc Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : "Will the Prime Minister announce right now that he will keep the freeze on benefits sanctions or will we have to wait until he is shamed into yet another U-turn?" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "Yesterday, the Prime Minister delivered the self-proclaimed 'relaunch' speech, but when asked what new money will be given to the Scottish Government at the daily press briefing, the Prime Minister's official spokesperson laughed. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "The Tories are putting Scotland's recovery at risk. Yet again, Boris Johnson has fallen woefully short on his promises with this failure of ambition that completely ignores Scotland's needs. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : “It would be completely unacceptable if the Tories were to leave the Scottish Parliament to respond to this huge economic crisis with one hand tied behind its back by refusing to devolve the powers needed and ushering in another decade of Tory austerity cuts” External link

thecourier Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "The virus has not gone away. The margins for ensuring the virus does not take off again remain tight. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "It is essential that the next steps are solely directed by the science rather than by political pressures. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "It is essential that the next steps are solely directed by the science rather than by political pressures. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "The virus has not gone away. The margins for ensuring the virus does not take off again remain tight. " External link

themirror Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "It is essential that the next steps are solely directed by the science rather than by political pressures. " External link

themirror Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "It is essential that the next steps are solely directed by the science rather than by political pressures. " External link

themirror Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford wrote ( about Harry Smith ) : "it was a privilege to have known Harry for 40 years" "What did not change over time was the infectious smile he had," External link

itv Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : “The foreign secretary publicly warned of these growing security threats, stating that hostile governments are using the challenges thrown up by the global pandemic to take advantage of ‘a perceived opportunity’” External link

msn-uk Saturday, June 20, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : "The foreign secretary publicly warned of these growing security threats, stating that hostile governments are using the challenges thrown up by the global pandemic to take advantage of 'a perceived opportunity'" External link

bbc Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "The prime minister and this UK government are using the cover of a terrible pandemic to rip apart the UK's structures for international development and humanitarian aid at a time when we should be standing with the world's poorest, acting as a beacon of hope. "The prime minister is playing politics" External link

bbc Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson is taking the UK head-first towards a Brexit disaster - threatening our economy with the growing risk of a devastating bad deal or no-deal outcome," External link

msn-uk Monday, June 15, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : "My thoughts and best wishes are with Amy and her family at this incredibly difficult time. " External link

themirror Monday, June 15, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “watching events unfold across America in recent days, and the actions and rhetoric from the American President has been distressing and deeply worrying” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about The UK ) : “In the seven days since George Floyd was murdered, the UK Government has not even offered words, it has not expressed that pain, it has shuttered itself in the hope no-one would notice” External link

thesun Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "The government's official line was if you could work from home then you should. "Well, we can work from home, we should work from home, because that's the right thing to do - not just for Parliament, but for our family, our colleagues and our constituents" External link

bbc Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : ”I told the Prime Minister that he needs to put public health first and remove Dominic Cummings from post. There cannot be one rule for the Tory government and another for everyone else. “We now have confirmation from Durham Police that Mr Cummings broke the regulations - and we already know that he broke UK government guidance. His position is completely untenable. This has become a question of Boris Johnson’s judgement and integrity. “As I said in the meeting, there is serious concern that this scandal is eroding public trust in the health guidance and distracting from efforts to tackle coronavirus - including the success of test, trace and isolate schemes, which rely on public adherence to the rules. “In today’s meeting, Boris Johnson said we need to build up public confidence and people need to observe the rules. Many people will find that gobsmacking given the Dominic Cummings scandal and his failure to act. “This is an issue that transcends politics . There is growing public anger and a mounting rebellion of Tory MPs. I urged the Prime Minister to accept his responsibilities, dismiss Mr Cummings and then outline how he will repair the damage this has done” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is now a matter of the prime minister's own integrity - and his overriding responsibility to protect public health and trust in his government," External link

bbc Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson must finally put his responsibilities to jobs, living standards and the economy first and urgently agree the two-year extension on offer to the transition period. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson must finally put his responsibilities to jobs, living standards and the economy first - and urgently agree the two-year extension on offer to the transition period. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson must finally put his responsibilities to jobs, living standards and the economy first, and agree the two-year extension on offer to the transition period. " External link

independent-UK Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson must finally put his responsibilities to jobs, living standards and the economy first and urgently agree the two-year extension on offer to the transition period. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "What I find interesting is that members of Downing Street knew about this so, first and foremost, Boris Johnson has serious questions to answer over what now appears to be a cover-up. " External link

independent-ie Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Dominic Cummings ) : “The Prime Minister must explain exactly when he knew about the breaking of the rules, whether he sanctioned it, why Cummings wasn’t sacked immediately and why it appears that he tried to cover it up, not telling the public until the newspaper(s) broke the story, eight weeks later, last night” External link

thenorthernecho Sunday, May 24, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "Boris Johnson must answer serious questions about his role in this incident and the cover-up - including when he found out, when he heard about the police action, why Mr Cummings wasn't sacked immediately, and why he kept the public in the dark for eight weeks until a newspaper broke the story. " External link

heart Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "I have written to Sir Mark Sedwill seeking an immediate investigation into the rule-breaking and the Tory Government's cover-up - and to call for Dominic Cummings to resign or be sacked. " External link

independent-UK Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "I have written to Sir Mark Sedwill seeking an immediate investigation into the rule-breaking and the Tory Government's cover-up - and to call for Dominic Cummings to resign or be sacked. " External link

independent-UK Saturday, May 23, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "Boris Johnson must answer serious questions about his role in this incident and the cover-up - including when he found out, when he heard about the police action, why Mr Cummings wasn't sacked immediately, and why he kept the public in the dark for eight weeks until a newspaper broke the story. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "I have written to Sir Mark Sedwill seeking an immediate investigation into the rule-breaking and the Tory Government's cover-up - and to call for Dominic Cummings to resign or be sacked. " External link

independent-UK Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford wrote ( about Dominic Cummings ) : "Following the news that Dominic Cummings traveled from London to Durham during lockdown and his behavior was investigated by the police, his position is completely untenable - he must resign or be sacked," External link

dw-en Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Dominic Cummings ) : “The Prime Minister must explain exactly when he knew about the breaking of the rules, whether he sanctioned it, why Cummings wasn’t sacked immediately and why it appears that he tried to cover it up, not telling the public until the newspaper(s) broke the story, eight weeks later, last night” External link

oxfordtimes Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is a matter of leadership and judgment for the prime minister who must prevent lasting damage to his government and his own reputation" External link

bbc Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford told : "Dominic Cummings has to do the right thing, and if he doesn't resign, Boris Johnson should sack him and he should do that this morning," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Dominic Cummings ) : "Dominic Cummings' position is completely untenable - he must resign or be sacked," External link

haberler-en Saturday, May 23, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Dominic Cummings ) : "Following the news that Dominic Cummings travelled from London to Durham during lockdown and his behaviour was investigated by the police, his position is completely untenable - he must resign or be sacked" External link

thesun Saturday, May 23, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford told : "Dominic Cummings has to do the right thing, and if he doesn't resign, Boris Johnson should sack him and he should do that this morning," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "What I find interesting is that (according to reports) members of Downing Street knew about this so, first and foremost, Boris Johnson has serious questions to answer over what now appears to be a cover-up. " External link

icWales Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is a key test of leadership for Boris Johnson. People must have confidence that the Tory government is following its own rules - not being investigated by the police for breaking them. " External link

skynews Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford wrote ( about Dominic Cummings ) : "Following the news that Dominic Cummings travelled from London to Durham during lockdown and his behavior was investigated by the police, his position is completely untenable - he must resign or be sacked," External link

dw-en Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is a key test of leadership for Boris Johnson. People must have confidence that the Tory government is following its own rules - not being investigated by the police for breaking them. " External link

skynews Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is a key test of leadership for Boris Johnson. People must have confidence that the Tory government is following its own rules - not being investigated by the police for breaking them. " External link

skynews Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is a key test of leadership for Boris Johnson. People must have confidence that the Tory government is following its own rules - not being investigated by the police for breaking them. " External link

heart Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford added : “Perhaps not the language I would use but for some folk perhaps it needs to be blunt before they get it!” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “As Mr Blackford made clear, he did not endorse the language used in the tweet. He has consistently represented Scotland’s rural communities and tourism sector by raising their concerns about people travelling during the lockdown – perhaps the Scottish Tories should stop playing politics during a health crisis and do the same” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford added : “Perhaps not the language I would use but for some folk perhaps it needs to be blunt before they get it!” External link

thecourier Monday, May 18, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : “Perhaps not the language I would use but for some folk perhaps it needs to be blunt before they get it!” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 18, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford disse : “Qualquer falha de um primeiro-ministro que pense estar acima da lei – bem, primeiro-ministro, você vai parar no tribunal” External link

noticias-r7 Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford disse : "Qualquer falha de um primeiro-ministro que pense estar acima da lei - bem, primeiro-ministro, você vai parar no tribunal" External link

atarde Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford disse : "Qualquer falha de um primeiro-ministro que pense estar acima da lei - bem, primeiro-ministro, você vai parar no tribunal" External link

correio24horas Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford affirmé : "Nous ne pouvons pas faire confiance à ce Premier ministre, son temps doit prendre fin" External link

msn-fr Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford affirmé : «Nous ne pouvons pas faire confiance à ce Premier ministre, son temps doit prendre fin» External link

WortLuxembourg-fr Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford affirmé : "Nous ne pouvons pas faire confiance à ce Premier ministre, son temps doit prendre fin" External link

lexpress Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT



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Ian Blackford said : “If those numbers become a reality, the prime minister is leading us into another winter of discontent,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warned : “The prime minister must announce an immediate extension - no half measures, no half-baked projects - to this vital and life-saving scheme. Will the prime minister show the leadership required and save the jobs?” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warned : “Time is running out. Workers are facing the dole today. Will the prime minister instruct the chancellor to extend the furlough scheme and stop 1 million workers being thrown onto the scrap heap by this government?” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Read More ) : "If we take the right actions now, there is nothing inevitable about the exponential spread of this virus. If we act decisively, if we move sharply, if we take tough decisions now, we can get the virus under control. READ MORE: restrictions for Scotland. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “There is nothing inevitable about the exponential spread of this virus. If we act decisively, if we move sharply, if we take the tough decisions now we can get the virus back under control” External link

standard Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “So let me ask the Prime Minister two specific questions that need two specific answers Firstly, does he still think that devolution in Scotland is unjust? And secondly, where does he believe full spending and decision-making powers over our NHS, education , infrastructure, economic development, culture and sport, should be held? With Scotland’s parliament or with Westminster?” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “As a public service broadcaster the BBC have a duty to impart this information,” External link

guardian Friday, September 11, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about The UK ) : “The UK government must confirm the rights of EU nationals to remain as a matter of urgency. Many people risk falling through the cracks, causing uncertainty and distress for thousands of EU nationals who have made the UK their home” External link

workpermit Friday, September 11, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford replies : "It is on the face of the bill that the Government of the UK is going to trample over devolution. That is not a lie" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “This legislation breaks international law, but it also breaks domestic law. The prime minister and his friends are creating a rogue state, one where the rule of law does not apply. Why does the PM think that he and his friends are above the law?” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “We saw the PM breaking the law last year with the prorogation of Parliament, we’ve seen the behaviour of Dominic Cummings and we know that this Government’s prepared to break its international obligations and what the Prime Minister said is complete rubbish and the Prime Minister knows this” External link

standard Wednesday, September 9, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “It’s on the face of the Bill that the Government of the UK is going to trample over devolution, that is not a lie” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “It’s on the face of the Bill that the Government of the UK is going to trample over devolution, that is not a lie” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “We saw the PM breaking the law last year with the prorogation of Parliament, we’ve seen the behaviour of Dominic Cummings and we know that this Government’s prepared to break its international obligations and what the Prime Minister said is complete rubbish and the Prime Minister knows this” External link

standard Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford replies : "It is on the face of the bill that the Government of the UK is going to trample over devolution. That is not a lie" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 9, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford replies : "It is on the face of the bill that the Government of the UK is going to trample over devolution. That is not a lie" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about The UK ) : “The UK government must confirm the rights of EU nationals to remain as a matter of urgency. "Many people risk falling through the cracks, causing uncertainty and distress for thousands of EU nationals who have made the UK their home” External link

independent-UK Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about The UK ) : “The leaked pictures confirm what we have been warning about since these proposals first emerged – the Tories are preparing to overrule the democratic will of the Scottish Parliament and are laying the groundwork for the biggest raid on devolution since 1999” External link

msn-uk Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “How much better is that than languishing out of work?” External link

bathchronicle Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “How much better is that than languishing out of work?” External link

nottinghampost Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “How much better is that than languishing out of work?” External link

hulldailymail Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “How much better is that than languishing out of work?” External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “To blame the SNP for this is classic deflection from a Prime Minister who is under attack for his shambolic Government,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

oxfordtimes Friday, August 7, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : "thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily" "Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies," External link

themirror Friday, August 7, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

nottinghampost Friday, August 7, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

surreymirror Friday, August 7, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

bathchronicle Friday, August 7, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

stokesentinel Friday, August 7, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

gloucestercitizen Friday, August 7, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

exeterexpressandecho Friday, August 7, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

bristolpost Friday, August 7, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

derbytelegraph Friday, August 7, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

icWales Friday, August 7, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

hulldailymail Friday, August 7, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford warning : “thousands of people could lose their jobs unnecessarily” “Cutting the furlough scheme prematurely is a grave mistake. By removing this crucial support in the middle of a global pandemic, and withholding the financial powers Scotland needs for a strong recovery, the Tories are increasing the risk of mass redundancies,” External link

kentonline Friday, August 7, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “We will have that referendum in Scotland” External link

pressandjournal Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford declined : “Why is it right that we should be held in a union against the wishes of the people of Scotland?” External link

heraldscotland Friday, July 24, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “it would be normal to expect” External link

heraldscotland Friday, July 24, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford declined : “Why is it right that we should be held in a union against the wishes of the people of Scotland?” External link

thecourier Friday, July 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “it would be normal to expect” External link

thecourier Friday, July 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford answered : "You wouldn't get anything if you weren't part of the union though would you?" External link

msn-uk Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford answered : "I think people might want to reflect on a comment such as that, because that kind of flies into the rhetoric that we get from the Tories that, we’re too wee, we’re too poor, we’re too stupid. " External link

msn-uk Thursday, July 23, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “This will mean a reduction in standards in one part of the UK driving down standards elsewhere,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford told : “This will mean a reduction in standards in one part of the UK driving down standards elsewhere,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "Let's take one step at a time. We've always said we want a referendum as quickly as possible. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, July 16, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "Let's take one step at a time. We've always said we want a referendum as quickly as possible. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Kirsten Oswald ) : "With the threat of a Tory Brexit growing, and crucial decisions over the economic emergency, Kirsten will play a key role as we hold the Tory government to account" External link

bbc Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : "Will the Prime Minister announce right now that he will keep the freeze on benefits sanctions or will we have to wait until he is shamed into yet another U-turn?" External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "Yesterday, the Prime Minister delivered the self-proclaimed 'relaunch' speech, but when asked what new money will be given to the Scottish Government at the daily press briefing, the Prime Minister's official spokesperson laughed. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "The Tories are putting Scotland's recovery at risk. Yet again, Boris Johnson has fallen woefully short on his promises with this failure of ambition that completely ignores Scotland's needs. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : “It would be completely unacceptable if the Tories were to leave the Scottish Parliament to respond to this huge economic crisis with one hand tied behind its back by refusing to devolve the powers needed and ushering in another decade of Tory austerity cuts” External link

thecourier Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "The virus has not gone away. The margins for ensuring the virus does not take off again remain tight. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "It is essential that the next steps are solely directed by the science rather than by political pressures. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "It is essential that the next steps are solely directed by the science rather than by political pressures. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "The virus has not gone away. The margins for ensuring the virus does not take off again remain tight. " External link

themirror Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "It is essential that the next steps are solely directed by the science rather than by political pressures. " External link

themirror Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "It is essential that the next steps are solely directed by the science rather than by political pressures. " External link

themirror Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford wrote ( about Harry Smith ) : "it was a privilege to have known Harry for 40 years" "What did not change over time was the infectious smile he had," External link

itv Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : “The foreign secretary publicly warned of these growing security threats, stating that hostile governments are using the challenges thrown up by the global pandemic to take advantage of ‘a perceived opportunity’” External link

msn-uk Saturday, June 20, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : "The foreign secretary publicly warned of these growing security threats, stating that hostile governments are using the challenges thrown up by the global pandemic to take advantage of 'a perceived opportunity'" External link

bbc Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "The prime minister and this UK government are using the cover of a terrible pandemic to rip apart the UK's structures for international development and humanitarian aid at a time when we should be standing with the world's poorest, acting as a beacon of hope. "The prime minister is playing politics" External link

bbc Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson is taking the UK head-first towards a Brexit disaster - threatening our economy with the growing risk of a devastating bad deal or no-deal outcome," External link

msn-uk Monday, June 15, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : "My thoughts and best wishes are with Amy and her family at this incredibly difficult time. " External link

themirror Monday, June 15, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “watching events unfold across America in recent days, and the actions and rhetoric from the American President has been distressing and deeply worrying” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about The UK ) : “In the seven days since George Floyd was murdered, the UK Government has not even offered words, it has not expressed that pain, it has shuttered itself in the hope no-one would notice” External link

thesun Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "The government's official line was if you could work from home then you should. "Well, we can work from home, we should work from home, because that's the right thing to do - not just for Parliament, but for our family, our colleagues and our constituents" External link

bbc Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : ”I told the Prime Minister that he needs to put public health first and remove Dominic Cummings from post. There cannot be one rule for the Tory government and another for everyone else. “We now have confirmation from Durham Police that Mr Cummings broke the regulations - and we already know that he broke UK government guidance. His position is completely untenable. This has become a question of Boris Johnson’s judgement and integrity. “As I said in the meeting, there is serious concern that this scandal is eroding public trust in the health guidance and distracting from efforts to tackle coronavirus - including the success of test, trace and isolate schemes, which rely on public adherence to the rules. “In today’s meeting, Boris Johnson said we need to build up public confidence and people need to observe the rules. Many people will find that gobsmacking given the Dominic Cummings scandal and his failure to act. “This is an issue that transcends politics . There is growing public anger and a mounting rebellion of Tory MPs. I urged the Prime Minister to accept his responsibilities, dismiss Mr Cummings and then outline how he will repair the damage this has done” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is now a matter of the prime minister's own integrity - and his overriding responsibility to protect public health and trust in his government," External link

bbc Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson must finally put his responsibilities to jobs, living standards and the economy first and urgently agree the two-year extension on offer to the transition period. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson must finally put his responsibilities to jobs, living standards and the economy first - and urgently agree the two-year extension on offer to the transition period. " External link

RTERadio Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson must finally put his responsibilities to jobs, living standards and the economy first, and agree the two-year extension on offer to the transition period. " External link

independent-UK Wednesday, May 27, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Boris Johnson must finally put his responsibilities to jobs, living standards and the economy first and urgently agree the two-year extension on offer to the transition period. " External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "What I find interesting is that members of Downing Street knew about this so, first and foremost, Boris Johnson has serious questions to answer over what now appears to be a cover-up. " External link

independent-ie Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Dominic Cummings ) : “The Prime Minister must explain exactly when he knew about the breaking of the rules, whether he sanctioned it, why Cummings wasn’t sacked immediately and why it appears that he tried to cover it up, not telling the public until the newspaper(s) broke the story, eight weeks later, last night” External link

thenorthernecho Sunday, May 24, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "Boris Johnson must answer serious questions about his role in this incident and the cover-up - including when he found out, when he heard about the police action, why Mr Cummings wasn't sacked immediately, and why he kept the public in the dark for eight weeks until a newspaper broke the story. " External link

heart Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "I have written to Sir Mark Sedwill seeking an immediate investigation into the rule-breaking and the Tory Government's cover-up - and to call for Dominic Cummings to resign or be sacked. " External link

independent-UK Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "I have written to Sir Mark Sedwill seeking an immediate investigation into the rule-breaking and the Tory Government's cover-up - and to call for Dominic Cummings to resign or be sacked. " External link

independent-UK Saturday, May 23, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "Boris Johnson must answer serious questions about his role in this incident and the cover-up - including when he found out, when he heard about the police action, why Mr Cummings wasn't sacked immediately, and why he kept the public in the dark for eight weeks until a newspaper broke the story. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, May 23, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "I have written to Sir Mark Sedwill seeking an immediate investigation into the rule-breaking and the Tory Government's cover-up - and to call for Dominic Cummings to resign or be sacked. " External link

independent-UK Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford wrote ( about Dominic Cummings ) : "Following the news that Dominic Cummings traveled from London to Durham during lockdown and his behavior was investigated by the police, his position is completely untenable - he must resign or be sacked," External link

dw-en Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Dominic Cummings ) : “The Prime Minister must explain exactly when he knew about the breaking of the rules, whether he sanctioned it, why Cummings wasn’t sacked immediately and why it appears that he tried to cover it up, not telling the public until the newspaper(s) broke the story, eight weeks later, last night” External link

oxfordtimes Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is a matter of leadership and judgment for the prime minister who must prevent lasting damage to his government and his own reputation" External link

bbc Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford told : "Dominic Cummings has to do the right thing, and if he doesn't resign, Boris Johnson should sack him and he should do that this morning," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 23, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Dominic Cummings ) : "Dominic Cummings' position is completely untenable - he must resign or be sacked," External link

haberler-en Saturday, May 23, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Dominic Cummings ) : "Following the news that Dominic Cummings travelled from London to Durham during lockdown and his behaviour was investigated by the police, his position is completely untenable - he must resign or be sacked" External link

thesun Saturday, May 23, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford told : "Dominic Cummings has to do the right thing, and if he doesn't resign, Boris Johnson should sack him and he should do that this morning," External link

business-standard Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "What I find interesting is that (according to reports) members of Downing Street knew about this so, first and foremost, Boris Johnson has serious questions to answer over what now appears to be a cover-up. " External link

icWales Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is a key test of leadership for Boris Johnson. People must have confidence that the Tory government is following its own rules - not being investigated by the police for breaking them. " External link

skynews Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford wrote ( about Dominic Cummings ) : "Following the news that Dominic Cummings travelled from London to Durham during lockdown and his behavior was investigated by the police, his position is completely untenable - he must resign or be sacked," External link

dw-en Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is a key test of leadership for Boris Johnson. People must have confidence that the Tory government is following its own rules - not being investigated by the police for breaking them. " External link

skynews Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is a key test of leadership for Boris Johnson. People must have confidence that the Tory government is following its own rules - not being investigated by the police for breaking them. " External link

skynews Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:59:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said : "This is a key test of leadership for Boris Johnson. People must have confidence that the Tory government is following its own rules - not being investigated by the police for breaking them. " External link

heart Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford added : “Perhaps not the language I would use but for some folk perhaps it needs to be blunt before they get it!” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford said : “As Mr Blackford made clear, he did not endorse the language used in the tweet. He has consistently represented Scotland’s rural communities and tourism sector by raising their concerns about people travelling during the lockdown – perhaps the Scottish Tories should stop playing politics during a health crisis and do the same” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford added : “Perhaps not the language I would use but for some folk perhaps it needs to be blunt before they get it!” External link

thecourier Monday, May 18, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford added : “Perhaps not the language I would use but for some folk perhaps it needs to be blunt before they get it!” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 18, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford disse : “Qualquer falha de um primeiro-ministro que pense estar acima da lei – bem, primeiro-ministro, você vai parar no tribunal” External link

noticias-r7 Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford disse : "Qualquer falha de um primeiro-ministro que pense estar acima da lei - bem, primeiro-ministro, você vai parar no tribunal" External link

atarde Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford disse : "Qualquer falha de um primeiro-ministro que pense estar acima da lei - bem, primeiro-ministro, você vai parar no tribunal" External link

correio24horas Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ian Blackford affirmé : "Nous ne pouvons pas faire confiance à ce Premier ministre, son temps doit prendre fin" External link

msn-fr Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford affirmé : «Nous ne pouvons pas faire confiance à ce Premier ministre, son temps doit prendre fin» External link

WortLuxembourg-fr Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Ian Blackford affirmé : "Nous ne pouvons pas faire confiance à ce Premier ministre, son temps doit prendre fin" External link

lexpress Thursday, September 26, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT



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leader34.85%EN11/16/201716/11/2017
champion3.03%EN10/18/201718/10/2017
leader du snp3.03%FR10/08/201708/10/2017
député3.03%FR09/16/201716/09/2017
mp51.52%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
scottish national party lawmaker3.03%EN05/31/201631/05/2016
scottish national party mp1.52%EN05/26/201626/05/2016
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Ian BlackfordEN92.68%
Ian BlackfordFR3.25%
Ian BlackfordPT2.44%
Ian BlackfordNL1.63%


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