RUTHERGLEN protesters put up a banner calling for their disgraced local MP to resign. 

The sign reading "Ferrier Out" was displayed on a bridge over Mill Street in the South Lanarkshire town. 

Margaret Ferrier attracted widespread condemnation after travelling back from London by train knowing that she had coronavirus

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She had taken a test for the virus before heading down to Westminster last month. 

She was suspended from the SNP after she admitted breaching coronavirus restrictions and Nicola Sturgeon has called on her to step down from her seat. 

The disgraced MP defended her actions in the wake of the scandal and said she would cling onto her seat.  

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She said: "I think I was worried I would be told to self-isolate in a hotel room for two weeks. I felt there was no alternative — that’s why I took the train.

“There were no other people next to me in the carriage and I wore a mask the whole way back.”

Ms Ferrier has been contacted for comment.