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Blackford stands down as SNP Westminster chief to allow for 'fresh leadership'

Ian Blackford said he will step down as the leader of the SNP at Westminster in a bid to welcome "fresh leadership" to the top of the party. Mr Blackford, who took on the role five years ago, will not seek re-election at the party's AGM next week, he said in a statement on Thursday.
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