Profile: Joanna Cherry

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Joanna Cherry QC has been MP for Edinburgh South West since May 2015. She is the Justice and Home Affairs Spokesperson for the SNP at Westminster and a member of the influential Joint House of Lords and Commons Committee on Human Rights and the Select Committee for the Future Relationship with the EU.

Latest articles from Joanna Cherry

'This area was specifically designed and landscaped by the architect Enrique Miralles to facilitate gatherings, celebrations and protests and to make the parliament accessible to the people'
Boris Johnson’s plans are not a new poll tax – calling it that is not helpful and detracts from what is really going on
That Dominic Raab should be so clueless about the position on the ground came as no surprise to MPs
The SNP co-operation deal with the Greens makes mention of Gender Recognition Act reform
Debris hangs on a damaged bridge over the Ahr river in Schuld, Germany, after strong flooding (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
The border between an independent Scotland and  the rest of the UK need not be the hard border some have predicted
The First Minister encouraged ‘pregnant women’ to get the Covid-19 vaccine
There’s no evidence the UK is ‘overrun by migrants’
Scotland needs a new prospectus for independence – one that fits the world we live in now. Work was paused during the pandemic but it’s time that it resumed
Boris Johnson tried to shut down parliament to avoid scrutiny