Ms Al-Othman said: “It’s nothing but a play to social media and a waste of time. This is the stuff of student politics.”
Ben Walker, co-founder of polling site Britain Elects, said: “Well, at least it’s a way of upping the numbers for Yes [campaign], I guess.”
The Conservative Government has a working majority of 77 seats in the Commons.
This means it is highly unlikely Mr Blackford’s motion will pass, as it would require a major rebellion.