Douglas Ross

Conservative MSP for Highlands and Islands

@Douglas4Moray

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Emma Caldwell Case (Independent Public Inquiry) 29 Feb 2024

    1. Yesterday, after nearly 20 years, the murderer of Emma Caldwell was finally brought to justice. As well as her murder, Iain Packer was convicted of 33 offences against 22 women, which he committed over three decades. He should have been behind bars years ago. This morning, speaking via her lawyer, Aamer Anwar, Emma’s mother, Margaret Caldwell, told us: “They knew it was Iain Packer as...
  • Scottish Parliament: Emma Caldwell Case (Independent Public Inquiry) 29 Feb 2024

    I agree with almost everything that the First Minister said, but a judge-led inquiry needs to be more than explored and should not be off the table. Of course, legal routes still have to be established and finished, but we know that there are major failings in the case that will not change, regardless of an appeal. This morning, via her legal counsel, Aamer Anwar, Margaret Caldwell told us:...
  • Scottish Parliament: Emma Caldwell Case (Independent Public Inquiry) 29 Feb 2024

    I really feel that the First Minister has to go further. He said in his answer that people have been let down. There are many failings—we know that. Regardless of any appeal that is still to come, the failings of the police and the Crown are crystal clear. That is why a judge-led inquiry by someone from outwith Scotland is the only option—it must be the only option on the table. The First...

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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
  • Cabinet Office
  • European Fighter Aircraft: Safety Measures
  • Whisky: Scotland
  • British Transport Police: Police 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: 19 Feb 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from The Scottish Football Association, Hampden Park, Glasgow G42 9AY, for serving as an assistant referee:
Payment of £380 expected for Celtic v St Mirren on 11 February 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs (Registered 16 February 2023)
Payment of £173 expected for Inverness CT v Hamilton Academicals on 18 February 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 20 February 2023)
Payment of £445 expected for Kilmarnock v Motherwell on 25 February 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 08 March 2023)
Payment of £89 expected for East Fife v Forfar on 4 March 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 08 March 2023)
Payment of £445 expected for Motherwell v Rangers 18 March 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2023)
Payment of £445 expected for St Mirren v Livingston on 1 April 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 03 April 2023)
Payment of £173 expected for Arbroath v Dundee on 8 April 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 April 2023)
Payment of £445 expected for St Johnstone v Hibs on 22 April 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 27 April 2023)
Payment of £445 expected for Dundee United v Ross County on 13 May 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 15 May 2023)
Payment of £445 expected for Hibs v Rangers on 21 May 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 24 May 2023)
Payment of £445 expected for Ayr United v Partick Thistle on 26 May 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 30 May 2023)
Payment of £108 expected for Dunfermline v Kilmarnock on 22 July 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 28 July 2023)
Payment of £108 expected for Arbroath v Montrose on 29 July 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 02 August 2023)
Payment of £450 expected for Ross County v St Johnstone on 12 August 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 14 August 2023)
Payment of £190 expected for Hearts v Partick Thistle on 20 August 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 21 August 2023)
Payment of £450 expected for St Mirren v Aberdeen on 27 August 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 29 August 2023)
Payment of £450 expected for Aberdeen v Hibs on 3 September 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 04 September 2023)
Payment of £95 expected for Cove Rangers v Montrose on 3 September 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 11 September 2023)
Payment of £108 expected for Falkirk v Queen of the South on 16 September 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 18 September 2023)
Payment of £450 expected for Rangers v Motherwell on 24 September 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 27 September 2023)
Payment of £184 expected for Dundee United v Queen’s Park on 30 September 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 05 October 2023)
Payment of £220 expected for Peterhead v Dundee United on 14 October 2023. Hours 1.5 hrs. (Registered 17 October 2023)
Payment of £450 expected for Kilmarnock v Motherwell on 4 November 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 14 November 2023)
Payment of £450 expected for Ross County v Kilmarnock on 25 November 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 27 November 2023)
Payment of £450 expected for Hibs v Aberdeen on 3 December 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 04 December 2023)
Payment of £108 expected for Falkirk v Kelty Hearts on 9 December 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 12 December 2023)
Payment of £108 expected for Cove Rangers v Alloa Athletic on 16 December 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2023)
Payment of £450 expected for Hearts v St Mirren on 23 December 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 28 December 2023)
Payment of £450 expected for Kilmarnock v Dundee on 30 December 2023. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 04 January 2024)
Payment of £90 expected for Peterhead v Spartans on 6 January 2024. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 22 January 2024)
Payment of £300 expected for Forfar v Hibs on 20 January 2024. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 22 January 2024)
Payment of £90 expected for Spartans v Clyde on 27 January 2024. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 29 January 2024)
Payment of £450 expected for Ross County v St Johnstone on 3 February 2024. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 06 February 2024)
Payment of £108 expected for Montrose v Edinburgh City on 10 February 2024. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 19 February 2024)
Payment of £450 expected for Hearts v Motherwell on 17 February 2024. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 19 February 2024)
Member of the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP. All salary payments are donated to charity.
From 1 April 2023 until further notice, I receive £1,879.50 a month. First paid on 28 April 2023. Hours: approx. 160 hrs a month. (Registered 14 July 2022; updated 30 May 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Scottish Football Association
Address of donor: Hampden Park, Glasgow G42 9AY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket with hospitality for the Scotland v England football match at Hampden Park, value £399
Date received: 12 September 2023
Date accepted: 12 September 2023
Donor status: company, registration SC005453
(Registered 06 October 2023)

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