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

Jackson Carlaw campaign speech

16 Nov 2019 Posted in Speeches

Scottish Conservative leader Jackson Carlaw has said today that “the rocks will melt with the sun” before the party supports Nicola Sturgeon’s plan for a second independence referendum. He also uses the speech to attack the First Minister’s form of … Continue reading

Jackson Carlaw speech at Conservative party conference

29 Sep 2019 Posted in Speeches

Please see below the text of Jackson’s speech given at the Scottish Conservative event at conference this afternoon. Scottish Conservative leader Jackson Carlaw said: “I know what you are thinking. ‘He doesn’t much look like Ruth Davidson’. Either that or … Continue reading

Statement by Ruth Davidson

29 Aug 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Speeches, Top Stories

It has been the privilege of my life to serve as leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist party for the past nearly eight years. This has been a remarkable time in politics and I will always be thankful for … Continue reading

Michael Gove speech to Scottish Conservative Conference

4 May 2019 Posted in Speeches

It’s great to be back in Aberdeen. It’s great to be home. It’s particularly great to be back when talented Conservatives are running the council in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, and with fantastic campaigning Conservatives as MSPs for the North-East. And … Continue reading