Douglas Ross (Scots politeecian)

Douglas Gordon Ross MP MSP (born 1983) is a Scots Conservative Pairty politeecian an current leader o the pairty in Scotland. He wis a Member o the Scots Pairlament (MSP) for the Hielands an Islands region syne the election in Mey 2016.[1] The Conservatives appyntit him thair spokesperson for juistice.[2] He is an aa an active fitbaa referee. Douglas wan the Moray seat in the general election o 2017.

Douglas Ross

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Leader o the Scots Conservative Pairty
Assumed office
5 August 2020
DeputeLiam Kerr
Annie Wells
LeaderBoris Johnson
Halyruid LeaderRuth Davidson
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 37)
Aiberdeen, Scotland
Poleetical pairtyScots Conservative Pairty


  1. Normally, regional MSPs do not have individual predecessors and successors. However, Ross retired his seat during a sitting parliament so was succeeded by Halcro Johnston.


  1. "Election 2016: Highlands and Islands Scottish Parliament region". BBC News. 6 May 2016.
  2. "Current MSPs: Douglas Ross: Political Activities". Scottish Parliament. Retrieved 22 April 2017.