Douglas Ross

MP, Moray; Former MSP, Moray

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Moray Conservative

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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 6 Mar 2018

    Merger of British Transport Police Scottish division with Police Scotland – Douglas Ross. Westminster Hall debate; 9:30 am
  • State Pension Age 8 Feb 2018

    The Minister will be aware of my support for local WASPI women in Moray, and indeed that I supported the Opposition motion that has brought forward this statement. Will he update us on the legal challenge being taken forward by Bindmans on behalf of women affected by these changes, because a number of Moray women are looking at that?
  • Business of the House 8 Feb 2018

    Can we have a debate on family businesses? Earlier this week we celebrated Scottish family business day, and two of the five oldest family firms in Scotland are in my Moray constituency: Johnstons of Elgin, which was established in 1797; and Christies of Fochabers, a garden centre established in 1820. Will my right hon. Friend join me in congratulating these two Moray firms on their...

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Profile

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

Social Media

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Defence
  • HM Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • European Fighter Aircraft
  • Whisky: Excise Duties
  • Deepcut Barracks
  • Whisky: Scotland
  • Office for Statistics Regulation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 4 Dec 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 46 debates since joining Parliament — above average amongst MPs. See all Douglas Ross’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 13 written questions since joining Parliament — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 95.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 33 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Feb 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
30 June 2017, received £1,735.70 as a Member of the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP. Hours: none since my election to the House of Commons. (Registered 07 July 2017)
Payments from The Scottish Football Association, Hampden Park, Glasgow G42 9AY, for serving as an assistant referee:
11 August 2017, received £97.50 for Buckie Thistle v Raith Rovers. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 06 September 2017)
11 August 2017, received £97.50 for Dundee v Dundee United. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 06 September 2017)
24 August 2017, received £425 for Hamilton Academical v Dundee. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 06 September 2017)
24 August 2017, received £130 for Livingston v Dunfermline Athletic. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 06 September 2017)
7 September 2017, received £130 for Caledonian Thistle v Greenock Morton. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 07 September 2017)
7 September 2017, received £425 for Celtic v St Johnstone. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 07 September 2017)
25 September 2017, received £425 for St Johnstone v Hibernian. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 October 2017)
6 October 2017, received £425 for Aberdeen v Kilmarnock. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 October 2017)
20 October 2017, received £130 for Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Queen of the South. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
3 November 2017, received £425 for Ross County v Hearts. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
17 November 2017, received £425 for Hearts v Rangers. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
17 November 2017, received £350 for Hibernian v Celtic. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
17 November 2017, received £425 for Ross County v Motherwell. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
1 December 2017, received £83 for Peterhead v Stenhousemuir. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
1 December 2017, received £425 for Ross County v Celtic. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
22 December 2017, received £425 for Aberdeen v Rangers. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 January 2018)
22 December 2017, received £100 for Arbroath v Forfar. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 January 2018)
22 December 2017, received £425 for Hibs v Celtic. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 January 2018)
12 January 2018, received £100 for Arbroath v East Fife. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 January 2018)
12 January 2018, received £425 for Celtic v Aberdeen. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 January 2018)
12 January 2018, received £425 for Hamilton v Ross County. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 January 2018)
12 January 2018, received £425 for Hearts v Hibs. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 16 January 2018)
12 January 2018, received £60 for a pitch inspection ahead of Elgin City v Stirling Albion. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 January 2018)
Payments received from UEFA, Route de Genève 46, Case postale, CH-1260 Nyon 2, Switzerland for serving as assistant referee:
1 September 2017, received £1,436.35 for NK Domzale v Olympique de Marseille. Hours: 1.5 hrs (Registered 06 September 2017)
16 October 2017, received £1,975.10 for SSC Napoli v Feyenoord. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
30 October 2017, received £1,970.19 for Barcelona v Olympiacos. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
Payments received from FIFA, Strasse 20, P.O. Box 8044 Zurich, Switzerland, for serving as assistant referee:
5 October 2017, received £749.57 for Iceland v Ukraine. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 10 October 2017)
19 October 2017, received £751.80 for Bosnia and Herzegovina v Belgium. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Alasdair Laing
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Scottish Unionist Association Trust
Address of donor: 570 Mosspark Boulevard, Glasgow G52 1SD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £7,500

Donor status: friendly society

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Stalbury Trustees
Address of donor: 31 Hill Street, London W1J 4LS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: company, registration 1430799

(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: John Martin
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of donor: PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £2,000

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 31 July - 5 August 2016

Purpose of visit: Fact finding mission for Scottish Conservative MSPs.

(Registered 07 July 2017)

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