Douglas Ross

The unionist response to the SNP’s push for indyref2

1 Feb 2021 Posted in Latest Releases, Speeches, Top Stories

In just three months’ time, people across Scotland will vote in the Scottish Parliament Election. It will seem incredible that, with everything else that is going on right now, there will also be an election. And though it will feel … Continue reading

Supporting business to rebuild

3 Dec 2020 Posted in Speeches

I started my speech to the Scottish Conservative conference recently with the word Hope And the fantastic news yesterday that the United Kingdom is the first country in the world to have a clinically approved Covid 19 vaccine available for … Continue reading

Douglas Ross’s speech to the Scottish Conservative Virtual Conference 2020

20 Nov 2020 Posted in Featured, Speeches, Top Stories

Rebuild our communities Hope. Such a small simple word that brings so much optimism about our future. There is hope after a series of positive announcements on vaccines that we’re turning a corner in our fight against Covid-19. After eight … Continue reading

Supporting our oil & gas industry

9 Nov 2020 Posted in Speeches

Thank you all for joining todays virtual discussion. It is good to have the opportunity to talk to workers and representatives from the oil and gas industry this morning Because this industry is facing acute challenges right now, both as … Continue reading

Douglas Ross: Why is our Union special?

2 Nov 2020 Posted in Latest Releases, Speeches, Top Stories

Please see below Douglas Ross MP’s speech to the Policy Exchange on 2nd November 2020 Why is our Union special? Thank you Dean. In my speech last month to Conservative Conference, I said that the “case for separation is now … Continue reading

Backing Business

12 Oct 2020 Posted in Speeches

I’m grateful for this opportunity to talk to owners and representatives from business and trade organisations today. Too often the voices of employers have not been heard enough in our politics and in the media throughout this crisis. And I … Continue reading

Douglas Ross’s speech to Conservative Party Conference 2020

3 Oct 2020 Posted in Latest Releases, Speeches, Top Stories

The full speech is as follows. Check against delivery: Let’s put an end to defeatism and disinterest We are the Conservative and Unionist Party. Unionism is in our name and for more than 100 years it has formed the core … Continue reading

Voters must not “sleepwalk” into Indyref2

6 Dec 2019 Posted in Speeches

Scottish voters have been urged not to “sleepwalk” into a second independence referendum in a speech by Scottish Conservative leader Jackson Carlaw today. He will warn that, a week today, Nicola Sturgeon may choose to issue her formal demand to … Continue reading