Douglas Ross

MP, Moray; Former MSP, Moray

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Moray Conservative

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Last updated: 8 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Transport Police Merger: Scotland 24 May 2018

    What recent discussions he has held with the Scottish Government on the proposed merger of the British Transport police Scottish division with Police Scotland.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Transport Police Merger: Scotland 24 May 2018

    Earlier this month, BTP Federation chair Nigel Goodband said: “It is appalling that the Scottish Government constantly reminds us that one of its three aims in full integration is accountability to the people of Scotland. British Transport police officers and staff…are people of Scotland. They are proud Scots; they are proud to be in the British Transport Police and proud of...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Economic Growth 22 May 2018

    Economic growth in Moray will get a huge boost when the Moray growth deal is agreed. It has the support of businesses and communities throughout my area, and I back it 100%. Will the Chancellor meet me to discuss the Moray growth deal and the huge benefits that it will bring to my constituency?

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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
  • Home 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 78 debates since joining Parliament — well above average amongst MPs. See all Douglas Ross’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 15 written questions since joining Parliament — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 93.29% 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") 54 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 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)
29 January 2018, received £100 for Raith Rovers v Ayr United. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 22 February 2018)
9 February 2018, received £425 for Celtic v Hibernian. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 22 February 2018)
23 February 2018, received £425 for Dundee v Ross County. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 26 February 2018)
12 March 2018, received £425 for Dundee v Motherwell. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2018)
12 March 2018, received £425 for Hamilton Academical v Rangers. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2018)
23 March 2018, received £385 for Aberdeen v Kilmarnock. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2018)
9 April 2018, received £83 for Peterhead v Annan Athletic. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2018)
9 April 2018, received £425 for Rangers v Celtic. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2018)
9 April 2018, received £425 for Ross County v Hamilton Academical. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 18 April 2018)
20 April 2018, received £130 for Falkirk v Dunfermline Athletic. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 08 May 2018)
20 April 2018, received £425 for Hibernian v Partick Thistle. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 08 May 2018)
20 April 2018, received £130 for Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Brechin City. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 08 May 2018)
4 May 2018, received £425 for Dundee v St Johnstone. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 08 May 2018)
4 May 2018, received £435 for Motherwell v Aberdeen. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 08 May 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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