Ian Blackford (born 14 Mey 1961 in Edinburgh) is a Scots Naitional Pairty (SNP) politeecian, an leader o the SNP group in the Hoose o Commons o the Unitit Kinrick syne 14 Juin 2017, replacin Angus Robertson wha haed lost his seat at the 2017 general election. He wis first electit tae the Hoose o Commons in the 2015 election, defeatin umwhile Leeberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy.

Ian Blackford

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Leader o the Scots Naitional Pairty in the Hoose o Commons
Assumed office
14 Juin 2017
DeputeKirsty Blackman
LeaderNicola Sturgeon
Precedit biAngus Robertson
Member o Pairlament
for Ross, Skye an Lochaber
Assumed office
8 Mey 2015
Precedit biCharles Kennedy
Majority5,919 (15.4%)
Personal details
Born (1961-05-14) 14 Mey 1961 (ageĀ 59)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Poleetical pairtyScots Naitional Pairty
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid