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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


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


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


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


Douglas Ross launches jobs plan to ‘power up’ Scottish economy

31 Aug 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross will today launch his first major policy paper, an ambitious jobs and economic recovery plan to “power up Scotland” and rebuild the economy stronger. As the Scottish Government prepares to announce its Programme for Government, … Continue reading


John Swinney’s reputation damaged beyond repair

13 Aug 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have said that John Swinney’s reputation has been damaged irreparably by refusing to resign over the SQA exams fiasco. Education secretary John Swinney survived the vote of no confidence this afternoon after receiving the support of the … Continue reading


Douglas Ross Announces New Shadow Cabinet

11 Aug 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has announced his new Shadow Cabinet team. Scottish Conservative Shadow Cabinet: Ruth Davidson – Leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP Group Jamie Greene MSP – Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills Liam … Continue reading


Douglas Ross: give pupils every chance to succeed

6 Aug 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative party leader Douglas Ross MP has said that the SNP Government should give pupils every chance to succeed and change the rules on grades this year. Douglas has said pupils this year should be allowed to choose to … Continue reading