Douglas Ross

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Douglas Ross

Leader o the Scots Conservative Pairty[a]
Assumed office
5 August 2020
DeputeMeghan Gallacher
LeaderBoris Johnson
Liz Truss
Rishi Sunak
Precedit biJackson Carlaw
Pairlamentar Unner-Secretar o State for Scotland
In office
17 December 2019 – 26 Mey 2020
Prime MeenisterBoris Johnson
Precedit biColin Clark
Robin Walker
Succeedit biDavid Duguid
Iain Stewart
Member o Pairlament
for Moray
Assumed office
8 Juin 2017
Precedit biAngus Robertson
Majority513 (1.1%)
Scots Conservatives Shaidae Cabinet Secretar for Juistice
In office
19 Mey 2016 – 28 Juin 2017
LeaderRuth Davidson
Succeedit biLiam Kerr
Member o the Scots Pairlament
for Hielands an Islands
(1 o 7 Regional MSPs)
In office
5 Mey 2016 – 8 Juin 2017
Succeedit biJamie Halcro Johnston[n 1]
Personal details
Born (1983-01-27) 27 Januar 1983 (age 41)
Aiberdeen, Scotland
Poleetical pairtyScots Conservative Pairty

Douglas Gordon Ross MP MSP (born 1983) is the leader o the Scots Conservative Pairty, syne 2020, an Memmer o Pairlament (MP) fur Moray syne 2017, an Memmer o the Scots Pairlament (MSP) fur the Highland and Islands region syne Mey 2021. He wis a MSP for the Highland and Islands region atween 2016 til 2017 as weel.[1]

Efter the demittin o Jackson Carlaw in 2020, Ross pit hissel forrit fur the leadership election in October 2020. He wis eleckit unopponed five day later. He ran on a jynt ticket wi umwhile Scots Conservative leader Ruth Davidson. As he isna an MSP, Davidson led the pairty in the Scots Pairlament til the 2021 election.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Regional MSPs dinnae uisually hae individual predecessors an successors. Houaniver, Ross reteert his seat durin a sitting pairlament an sae wis succeedit bi Halcro Johnston.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Election 2016: Highlands and Islands Scottish Parliament region". BBC News. 6 Mey 2016.

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