Douglas Ross

Conservative MSP for Highlands and Islands

@Douglas4Moray

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Ferries (Construction Contract) 12 May 2022

    1. Yesterday, the Government finally found the missing documents in its ferry fiasco. For a brief moment, it looked like islanders and taxpayers here in Scotland might finally get the answers that they deserve, but they did not. For weeks, Nicola Sturgeon has stood in this chamber and told MSPs that Derek Mackay signed off the vital contract for Ferguson Marine to build replacement ferries,...
  • Scottish Parliament: Ferries (Construction Contract) 12 May 2022

    It seems from that answer that the First Minister does not know how emails work, because it is very clear in the documents that officials escalated it to John Swinney, waiting for his green light. In the emails, civil servants state that the Deputy First Minister confirmed—this is a quote— “the absence of banana skins”. John Swinney could not find a single banana skin when they were...
  • Scottish Parliament: Ferries (Construction Contract) 12 May 2022

    That is not clear; in fact, the exact opposite is clear, and maybe the stony silence from John Swinney—which is unusual in these exchanges—is telling in itself. There we have it, Presiding Officer: the SNP’s secret Scotland has been foiled by copy and paste. They cannot even redact documents properly. It is little wonder that those ferries are not on time and on budget. Caledonian...

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Conservative MP for Moray, 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

Also represented Highlands and Islands

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Expenses

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (20 Jul 2020 to 25 May 2021)
  • 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: 3 May 2022.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from The Scottish Football Association, Hampden Park, Glasgow G42 9AY, for serving as an assistant referee:
23 November 2020, received £445 for Celtic v Hibs. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
23 November 2020, received £445 for Ross County v Livingston. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
23 November 2020, received £445 for St Johnstone v Dundee United. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
23 November 2020, received £445 for Rangers v Ross County. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
23 November 2020, received £112 for being the standby official for Ross County v Hibs. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
12 December 2020, received £175 for Celtic v Ross County. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
12 December 2020, received £445 for Rangers v Aberdeen. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
12 December 2020, received £103 for Peterhead v St Johnstone. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
19 January 2021, received £112 for being the standby official for Aberdeen v Ross County. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
19 January 2021, received £112 for being the standby official for Ross County v Rangers. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
19 January 2021, received £445 for Rangers v Motherwell. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
19 January 2021, received £445 for Hamilton v Livingston. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
19 January 2021, received £445 for Ross County v St Mirren. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
19 January 2021, received £112 for being the standby official for Aberdeen v Dundee United. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
19 January 2021, received £445 for Aberdeen v Rangers. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
19 January 2021, received £480 for Celtic v Aberdeen. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 22 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
Payments from UEFA, Route de Genève 46, Case postale, CH-1260 Nyon 2, Switzerland, for serving as an assistant referee:
30 November 2020, received £1,997.57 for SK Slavia Praha v Bayer Leverkusen. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
Member of the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP. All salary payments are donated to charity.
27 May 2021, payment of £1,444.22. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
30 June 2021, payment of £1,790.83. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
30 July 2021, payment of £1,790.83. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
31 August 2021, payment of £1,790.83. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
30 September 2021, payment of £1,790.83. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2021) This is a late entry to which the rectification procedure was applied on 25 February 2022. Paragraph 15 of chapter 4 of the Guide to the Rules refers.
29 October 2021, payment of £1,790.83. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 15 November 2021)
30 November 2021, payment of £1,790.83. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 03 December 2021)
30 December 2021, payment of £1,790.83. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 12 January 2022)
31 January 2022, payment of £1,790.83. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 01 February 2022)
28 February 2022, payment of £1,790.83. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 01 March 2022)
31 March 2022, payment of £1,790.83. Hours: approx. 160 hrs. (Registered 19 April 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, internal travel and meals with a value of £7,856.24

Destination of visit: Qatar

Dates of visit: 7-13 October 2021

Purpose of visit: British-Qatari APPG visit to meet ministers and officials to discuss Qatar's humanitarian and political response to the Afghanistan crisis, preparations for the World Cup, workers' rights reform and bilateral relations.

(Registered 02 November 2021)

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