Ross Thomson

MP, Aberdeen South; Former MSP, Aberdeen South

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Aberdeen South Conservative

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Last updated: 21 Nov 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Museums and Galleries 23 Nov 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the benefits of military museums on relations between the armed forces and local communities.
  • Rural Communities in Scotland: Broadband — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 22 Nov 2017

    Aberdeen has suffered from poor digital connectivity for too long. UK Government grants of up to £3,000 to get gigabit broadband are very welcome. Does the Minister agree with me that that investment will help support Aberdeen to continue to compete on the international stage in areas such as oil and gas, food and drink and life sciences? Does he share my belief that Aberdeen City...
  • Rural Communities in Scotland: Broadband — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 22 Nov 2017

    Like me and other hon. Friends, my hon. Friend served as a local councillor. Does he agree that there has been a tendency in the recent past for the Scottish Government to take powers away from our communities? Whether it is decisions about council tax, fire and police or planning, all the tendencies of the Scottish Government are to take powers to the centre and never to give them back.

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Conservative MP for Aberdeen South, Former Conservative MSP for North East Scotland

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 9 June 2017 — Resigned

Also represented North East Scotland

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Topics of interest

  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Home Office
  • Revenue and Customs: Scotland
  • Revenue and Customs: Aberdeen
  • Veterans: Charities
  • Occupational Pensions: Scotland
  • Local Government: Aberdeen

Currently held offices

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
30 June 2017, received £1,842.64 as a Member of the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP. Hours: 5 hrs since my election to the House of Commons. I resigned on 12 June 2017. (Registered 06 July 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: PD Development Company Ltd
Address of donor: Johnstone House, 52-54 Rose Street, Aberdeen AB10 1HA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Donor status: company, registration SC097813

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Balmoral Comtec Ltd
Address of donor: Balmoral Park, Loirston, Aberdeen AB12 3GY

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

Donor status: company, registration SC277480

(Registered 06 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: US Embassy London
Address of donor: 24 Grosvenor Square, London W1A 2LQ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and food with a value of £8,576.04

Destination of visit: Unites States of America

Dates of visit: 9 - 23 July 2016

Purpose of visit: To build knowledge about US domestic and foreign policy, and share UK and EU policy practices and trends with American peers, with a specific focus on taxation, environmental, education and immigration policy.

(Registered 06 July 2017)
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 06 July 2017)

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