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Edinburgh MP supports the Long Live the Local campaign

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Joanna Cherry, QC, MP, pledged her support for the Long Live the Local campaign to help pubs and breweries in Edinburgh recover and thrive.Ms Cherry joined over 125,000 people who have signed the petition...
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Call for Citizens’ Assembly to follow the SNP and Greens agreement

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Edinburgh South West MP, Joanna Cherry, has called on The Scottish Government to hold a citizens’ assembly as a way of de-escalating increasing acrimony over government plans to reform the Gender Recognition Act (GRA). Ms...

Joanna Cherry removed from SNP front bench in reshuffle

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Joanna Cherry QC MP has been 'sacked' by Ian Blackford MP and Westminster Leader as the Justice and Home Affairs spokesperson.Tommy Sheppard MP for Edinburgh East has been named the SNP's Shadow Spokesperson for...

Cherry backs away from Edinburgh Central nomination

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After an apparent change in the rules by the SNP national executive, Joanna Cherry QC MP is stepping back from election to the Scottish Parliament in 2021.The National reported today that the executive demanded...

Brexit case to be heard at Court of Session on Tuesday

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The Court of Session in Edinburgh will tomorrow hear that Boris Johnson’s actions to shut down parliament are ‘unconstitutional and unlawful’.The Cherry case to prevent the PM’s attempt to shut down Parliament will...

Brexit case ruling – case will be heard on Tuesday

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At the Court of Session, Lord Doherty rejected an interim interdict on Friday against Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament, but a full court hearing will be held next Tuesday given the public interest.The legal...

Overcoming pensioner poverty with Pensioner Credit

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by Joanna Cherry QC MP for Edinburgh South WestIt is a shocking fact that in my Constituency of Edinburgh South West 1400 pensioner households in are failing to collect some £4 million pounds....

Edinburgh MP and QC enrolled as honorary bencher at Middle Temple

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The Edinburgh South West MP Joanna Cherry QC MP was given a prestigious honour yesterday evening as she was elected as an honorary bencher of Middle Temple. The award recognises her work in parliament...

Cherry calls for a People’s Vote

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Edinburgh South West had one of the highest Remain votes in the UK, and over the last few months, I have been overwhelmed with correspondence from constituents who want the opportunity to stop Brexit...

Edinburgh MP part of court action raised by cross party group

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At Westminster on Monday during the debate about Brexit following a statement by the Prime Minister - the third in ten days by The Rt Hon Theresa May - the MP for Edinburgh South...

MP backing award-winning disability employment programme

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Joanna Cherry QC MP is backing Leonard Cheshire’s award-winning Change 100 disability employment programme and is urging employers to sign up for the innovative scheme.  The charity’s Change 100 programme brings together top employers and...

Cherry speaks out for Polish constituent at PMQs

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Joanna Cherry QC MP for Edinburgh South West warned the Prime Minister today at Prime Minister's Questions. She told Theresa May that EU nationals are at risk of becoming the next Windrush generation under...

Article 50 case referred to the Court of Justice of the EU

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by Joanna Cherry QC MP  In the wake of Theresa May’s Salzburg humiliation the British government was dealt a double blow when Scotland’s most senior judges referred the question of whether the Article 50 notification...

Local MP visits Health in Mind in Tynecastle

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Joanna Cherry QC MP for Edinburgh South West visited Health in Mind’s Wellbeing Gateway this week.She said : "Experiencing a mental health problem, particularly for the first time, can be frightening and confusing. It...

Cherry calls for Redford Barracks to remain open

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Ahead of Armed Forces Day this weekend, SNP MP Joanna Cherry QC has challenged the Prime Minister to intervene and halt the closure of Redford barracks, which threatens the defence footprint in Scotland.At PMQs,...

Joanna Cherry calls for UK government to support victims of human trafficking

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Joanna Cherry QC MP for Edinburgh South West and SNP Westminster spokesperson on Justice and Home Affairs, called upon the government to take steps to bring UK law on human trafficking into line with...

Joanna joins the picket line

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by Joanna Cherry QC MP for Edinburgh South West. Joanna writes : "Earlier this month I visited a freezing picket line at Heriot Watt University to meet with striking university staff, all affected by the proposed...

Edinburgh MP asks PM for help for Syrian boy

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Last week we told you the great news about Canal View who have won the class trip of a lifetime to Majorca with Jet2 Holidays.One of the pupils in the class at Canal View...

Rugby – The Auld Alliance Trophy – day begins with a memorial service

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The Rt Hon Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh, Frank Ross laid a wreath this morning at Edinburgh Castle as part of a memorial service for the captains of the Scottish and French...

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