No cof­fin in the cham­ber

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JUST days af­ter their party con­fer­ence voted to cut the royal purse, SNP MPs must now shuffle up the benches to make way for the right hon­ourable mem­ber for Ross, Skye and Lochaber, as Ian Black­ford must be ad­dressed now he’s been sworn in to the Queen’s Privy Coun­cil.

But as he’s only hit­ting the wood­work at PMQs, Black­ford’s de­pressed col­leagues still re­fer to him as “the un­der­taker” – a nick­name play­ing on his lu­cra­tive in­ter­ests in the funeral plan­ning busi­ness.

“UN­DER­TAKER” Black­ford

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