Angus Robertson

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(journalist, politician)
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BornAngus Struan Carolus Robertson
28 September 1969
London, England
Alma materUniversity of Aberdeen
SpouseJennifer Dempsie
PartyScottish National Party

Angus Robertson (born 28 September 1969) is a Scottish politician who is Depute Leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) and leads for the SNP in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. He is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Moray.[1]

A graduate of the University of Aberdeen, Robertson worked as a journalist. He was first elected to the House of Commons at the 2001 General Election.

PMQ on Saudi Arabia

At PMQs on 19 October 2016, Angus Robertson asked Theresa May:

"The Saudi air force is bombing Yemen flying planes that are made in Britain by pilots that are trained by Britain and they are dropping missiles that are made in Britain. I asked her a direct question and she didn't answer it so I can try again for a second time. Can she give this house an assurance that civilians have not been killed by Paveway IV bombs being dropped on Yemen, which are partially manufactured in Scotland under licence by the government? If she doesn't know the answer to that question, how can she possibly in good conscience continue selling them to Saudi Arabia?"

May refused to be drawn on the question, instead calling for a probe into the allegations.[2][3]

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References

  1. "Angus Robertson named as SNP deputy leader". BBC News. 13 October 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "Scribunto").
  2. "How can the Prime Minister possibly, in good conscience, continue selling weapons to Saudi Arabia?"
  3. "Theresa May fails to assure MPs over British bombs linked to Yemen civilian deaths"


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