SNP MP Margaret Ferrier faces calls to resign for flouting Covid rules

Anger mounts at ‘utterly indefensible’ actions in travelling to Scotland after testing positive

Margaret Ferrier, the Scottish National party MP who made a 400-mile train trip knowing she had tested positive for coronavirus, is facing calls to resign from party colleagues as anger mounts at her “utterly indefensible” actions.

Ian Blackford, the SNP’s Westminster leader, told BBC Radio Scotland that her position “isn’t tenable given the circumstances that we are in and she has to accept her own responsibilities”.

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