Rutherglen and Hamilton West MP Margaret Ferrier made her maiden speech in the House of Commons on Monday.
The SNP politician p ro m i s e d the SNP group would be the “real Opposition” at Westminster and vowed to scrutinise every piece of proposed Tory legislation.
Among the topics she touched on were the Scotland Bill and poverty.
She finished her speech by saying she and her SNP colleagues “relish the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.”
You can read the full text of Ms Ferrier’s speech online at www.rutherglenreformer. co. uk and we’ll have a full report on it in next week’s paper.