UK election: Who is Mhairi Black

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Mhairi Black has made a record by defeating Labour Party heavyweight Douglas Alexander by a comfortable margin of 5,684 votes in the Paisley and Renfrewshire South seat. Below are facts about her

  • Mhairi Black is leader of Scottish National Party.
  • The 20-year-old Mhari will now be the youngest ever MP to sit in the House of Commons.
  • She broke the record of Chloe Smith, previously the youngest at 27.
  • She won Paisley and Renfreshwire South by defeating Labour Party MP Douglas Alexander. 
  • Paisley and Renfreshwire South constituency has been represented by Labour for 70 years.
  • She is the youngest MP to sit in Parliament since the 1667.
  • Mhairi is about to complete a politics degree at the University of Glasgow.
  • She is also female; another reasonably rare quality in an MP.
OneIndia News (With inputs from various sources)
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