Douglas Ross

Conservative MP for Moray


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Douglas Ross’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Income Tax (Charge) 4 Mar 2021

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. Earlier today, the International Trade Secretary announced that the UK Government and the US Administration have reached an agreement to suspend tariffs on UK products, including Scotch whisky and cashmere. Moray is home to more Scotch whisky distilleries than any other constituencies, and Johnstons of Elgin, which produces outstanding cashmere...
  • Income Tax (Charge) 3 Mar 2021

    I want to welcome the Budget on behalf of my constituents in Moray and of people across Scotland. There is a lot of good news in what the Chancellor had to say today. First, however, I want to pick up on a few remarks in the speech made by the leader of the Scottish National party, the right hon. Member for Ross, Skye and Lochaber (Ian Blackford). He accused members of this Government of not...
  • Alcohol Duty 25 Feb 2021

    I am grateful for the opportunity to debate today how we deliver a competitive duty system for alcohol producers. It will not surprise Members to know that my central interest here is in supporting Scotland’s national drink. Moray is home to more than 50 Scotch whisky distilleries. However, many other Members from across the United Kingdom will in the weeks and months ahead be making calls...

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Conservative MP for Moray, Former Conservative MSP for Highlands and Islands

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 11 June 2017 — Resigned

Also represented Highlands and Islands

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Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Home Office
  • Department for Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • European Fighter Aircraft: Safety Measures
  • British Transport Police: Police Scotland
  • Whisky: Scotland
  • European Fighter Aircraft
  • Emergency Services Network

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 20 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 15 Jun 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Government Whip (18 Dec 2019 to 14 Feb 2020)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland (17 Dec 2019 to 26 May 2020)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (4 Dec 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Mar 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from The Scottish Football Association, Hampden Park, Glasgow G42 9AY, for serving as an assistant referee:
15 October 2020, received £112 for being the Standby Official for Aberdeen v Rangers. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2020)
15 October 2020, received £112 for being the Standby Official for Ross County v Motherwell. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2020)
15 October 2020, received £445 for Rangers v St Mirren. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2020)
15 October 2020, received £445 for Kilmarnock v St. Johnstone. Hours: 1.5 hrs. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 25 November 2020)
15 October 2020, received £112 for being the Standby Official for Ross County v Celtic. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2020)
15 October 2020, received £445 for Celtic v Livingston. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2020)
29 July 2020, received £222.50 from Aberdeen FC, Pittodrie Stadium, Pittodrie Street, Aberdeen AB24 5HQ, for serving as an assistant referee at Aberdeen v Hibernian. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 01 September 2020)
Payments from UEFA, Route de Genève 46, Case postale, CH-1260 Nyon 2, Switzerland, for serving as an assistant referee:
12 October 2020, received £1,356.25 for Shakhtar Donesk v Benfica. Hour: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2020)
12 October 2020, received £1,044.13 for B36 v Levadia. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2020)
6 November 2020, received £1,035.32 for Luxembourg v Cyprus. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 25 November 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Alasdair Locke
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000, received via John Lamont MP (Campaign Manager), for my campaign for the leadership of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date received: 31 July 2020

Date accepted: 31 July 2020

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 August 2020)

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