Douglas Ross

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]

Douglas Ross

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Leader o the Scots Conservative Pairty
Assumed office
5 August 2020
LeaderBoris Johnson
Scots Pairlament LeaderRuth Davidson (2020–21)
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 39)
Aiberdeen, Scotland
Poleetical pairtyScots Conservative Pairty

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.

NotesEedit

  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.

ReferencesEedit

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