Scottish Conservative appointments for new parliamentary term

26 May 2016

The Scottish Conservatives have unveiled all new appointments for the forthcoming parliamentary term.

Leader – Ruth Davidson MSP
Chief Whip and Business Manager – John Lamont MSP

Deputy Leader and Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs – Jackson Carlaw MSP
International Development and External Affairs – Alexander Stewart MSP
Tourism and Small Business – Rachael Hamilton MSP

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance – Murdo Fraser MSP
Housing, Transport and Infrastructure – Alex Johnstone MSP
Taxation and Financial Sustainability – Alison Harris MSP

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work – Dean Lockhart MSP
Energy – Alexander Burnett MSP
Jobs, Employability and Training – Liam Kerr MSP

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport – Donald Cameron MSP
Mental Health and Public Health – Miles Briggs MSP
Health Education, Lifestyle and Sport – Brian Whittle MSP

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills – Elizabeth Smith MSP
Further Education, Higher Education and Science – Ross Thomson MSP
Childcare and Early Years – Jeremy Balfour MSP

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security, the Constitution & Equalities – Adam Tomkins MSP
Local Government – Graham Simpson MSP
Welfare Reform and Equalities – Annie Wells MSP
Veterans’ Affairs – Maurice Corry MSP

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Justice – Douglas Ross MSP
Community Safety – Oliver Mundell MSP
Legal Affairs – Gordon Lindhurst MSP

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity – Peter Chapman MSP
Fishing and Farming – Finlay Carson MSP
Technology, Connectivity and the Digital Economy – Jamie Greene MSP (Jamie will also work with Jackson on the Digital Broadcasting brief)

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform – Maurice Golden MSP *
Land Reform – Edward Mountain MSP
Sustainable Development – John Scott MSP

*Maurice Golden will also act as the Deputy Whip for the group.