Women we love: Mhairi Black – re-elected to Westminster with an increased majority
Mhairi Black is the Member of Parliament for Paisley and Renfrewshire South. A member of the Scottish National Party, Black first entered parliament in 2015. She was re-elected in 2017, and again in 2019.
When elected in 2015, Black became the youngest ever Member of Parliament elected to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom in the modern era.
Black made her maiden speech in July of 2015. It was a powerful, blistering speech that challenged the government’s approach to unemployment and welfare.
Her victory in the 2019 election saw Black substantially increasing her majority, confirming that she continues to have a bright political future ahead of her.