#Douglas Ross

scotsman.com 10 hours ago
'Partygate', Boris Johnson's future and Douglas Ross's gamble as The Scotsman relaunches political podcast The Steamie

'Partygate', Boris Johnson's future and Douglas Ross's gamble as The Scotsman relaunches political podcast The Steamie

Boris Johnson’s political future and the gamble taken by Scottish Tories leader Douglas Ross have led a fiery debate as The Scotsman relaunches its political p [...]

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No 'significant rise' in independence support after 'partygate' — John Curtice

No 'significant rise' in independence support after 'partygate' — John Curtice

A BREAKAWAY Tory party in Scotland is unlikely to solve Douglas Ross's immediate problems, according to polling guru Sir John Curtice.

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telegraph.co.uk 3 days ago
Squabbling Conservatives must think of the threat to the Union

Squabbling Conservatives must think of the threat to the Union

The public bickering between Douglas Ross and Jacob Rees-Mogg has played into the hands of separatists

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telegraph.co.uk 4 days ago
Could Jacob Rees-Mogg save the Scottish Conservatives?

Could Jacob Rees-Mogg save the Scottish Conservatives?

The leader of the House has provided Douglas Ross with a helpful jumping off point for a reinvigorated Party north of the border

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independent.co.uk 4 days ago
Jacob Rees-Mogg laughs after he's unable to name leader of Welsh Conservatives

Jacob Rees-Mogg laughs after he's unable to name leader of Welsh Conservatives

Jacob Rees-Mogg was unable to name the leader of the Welsh Conservatives when asked in parliament.The Commons leader was asked if he could name Andrew RT Davie [...]

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express.co.uk 4 days ago
Sturgeon poised to cash in as Rees-Mogg scores Scottish independence own goal - ‘Madness’

Sturgeon poised to cash in as Rees-Mogg scores Scottish independence own goal - ‘Madness’

NICOLA STURGEON is predicted to receive a boost in her quest for Scottish Independence after Jacob Rees-Mogg labelled Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross a "ligh [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 5 days ago
Scottish Tories rally round Douglas Ross after Rees-Mogg attack

Scottish Tories rally round Douglas Ross after Rees-Mogg attack

The rift between the Scottish and UK Conservatives has deepened after Tory MSPs railed against one of Boris Johnson’s strongest allies for belittling their lea [...]

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express.co.uk 5 days ago
Shameless Sturgeon seizes on Tory infighting row to bang drum for independence

Shameless Sturgeon seizes on Tory infighting row to bang drum for independence

NICOLA STURGEON has seized on the opportunity to bang the drum for Scottish independence by shamelessly weighing into the current Tory civil war. The Scottish [...]

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theguardian.com 5 days ago
Rees-Mogg’s Douglas Ross attack betrays desperation to change narrative

Rees-Mogg’s Douglas Ross attack betrays desperation to change narrative

Analysis: ‘Lightweight’ jibe was attempt to conceal key truth: the party of union is deeply disunited

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scotsman.com 5 days ago
Downing Street garden party: Jacob Rees-Mogg 'wrong' to describe Douglas Ross as lightweight, says former MSP

Downing Street garden party: Jacob Rees-Mogg 'wrong' to describe Douglas Ross as lightweight, says former MSP

Jacob Rees-Mogg was “wrong” to describe Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross as a lightweight, former MSP Adam Tomkins has said as a split looms in the pa [...]

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express.co.uk 5 days ago
Jacob Rees-Mogg sparks ANOTHER Tory civil war as Douglas Ross swipe splits party

Jacob Rees-Mogg sparks ANOTHER Tory civil war as Douglas Ross swipe splits party

JACOB REES-MOG has sparked another Tory civil war after a swipe at Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross splits the party.

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Rees-Mogg in 'lightweight' swipe at Douglas Ross as internal Tory battle erupts

Rees-Mogg in 'lightweight' swipe at Douglas Ross as internal Tory battle erupts

JACOB Rees-Mogg has branded the leader of the Scottish Conservatives as “a lightweight” figure after he called on Boris Johnson to resign.

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Michel Gove brushes off Douglas Ross quit call as senior tories rally round Boris

Michel Gove brushes off Douglas Ross quit call as senior tories rally round Boris

The UK Government Minister is said to have remarked that Mr Ross is in Elgin, Morayshire, while Mr Johnson remains in London

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standard.co.uk 6 days ago
Boris Johnson apologises for No10 party as he faces calls for his resignation

Boris Johnson apologises for No10 party as he faces calls for his resignation

Now the Prime Minister faces calls to resign from three top Tories - Douglas Ross, MP for Moray, William Wragg MP and former leader of the Scottish Conservativ [...]

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heraldscotland.com 10 hours ago
Holyrood call for Boris Johnson to quit puts Tory MSPs on the spot

Holyrood call for Boris Johnson to quit puts Tory MSPs on the spot

DOUGLAS Ross and other Tory MSPs are being put on the spot over the fate of Boris Johnson after a motion was tabled at Holyrood calling on him to…

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scotsman.com 2 days ago
'Ludicrous' for both Boris Johnson and Douglas Ross to stay in post, say SNP

'Ludicrous' for both Boris Johnson and Douglas Ross to stay in post, say SNP

A spokesman for the Scottish Conservatives said: "Last year the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party won 100,000 more votes than ever before under Douglas' [...]

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express.co.uk 3 days ago
Which Tory MPs have criticised Boris? From Tobias Ellwood to Douglas Ross

Which Tory MPs have criticised Boris? From Tobias Ellwood to Douglas Ross

BORIS JOHNSON is facing mounting pressure to resign as his own MPs have started to turn against him over the so-called "Partygate" scandal.

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scotsman.com 4 days ago
Being sneered at by slimy Rees-Mogg for calling out a discredited Prime Minister does Douglas Ross credit – Brian Wilson

Being sneered at by slimy Rees-Mogg for calling out a discredited Prime Minister does Douglas Ross credit – Brian Wilson

Would Boris Johnson, in other circumstances, have been a half-decent Prime Minister? We’ll never know and were never likely to find out.

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Letters: Rees-Mogg was right: Douglas Ross is a lightweight

Letters: Rees-Mogg was right: Douglas Ross is a lightweight

ONE can but chuckle watching Scottish Conservative MSPs line up to condemn their leader and call for his resignation over something that happened…

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thetimes.co.uk 5 days ago
Holyrood sketch: Douglas Ross finds friends among foes as chamber unites against a common enemy

Holyrood sketch: Douglas Ross finds friends among foes as chamber unites against a common enemy

The Scottish parliament is not ordinarily a place for unity and cross-party consensus is in any case an over-rated virtue. Nevertheless, it is uncommonly agree [...]

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No.10 refuses to give confidence backing to Douglas Ross

No.10 refuses to give confidence backing to Douglas Ross

DOWNING Street has refused to say whether the Prime Minister still has confidence in Douglas Ross as the Leader of the Scottish Conservatives.

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telegraph.co.uk 5 days ago
Jacob Rees-Mogg hits back at 'lightweight figure' Douglas Ross over 'Partygate' comments

Jacob Rees-Mogg hits back at 'lightweight figure' Douglas Ross over 'Partygate' comments

Douglas Ross called for Boris Johnson to resign after he admitted attending a Downing Street party during the UK's Covid lockdown

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Jacob Rees-Mogg brands Douglas Ross political 'lightweight' after he calls for Boris Johnson's resignation

Jacob Rees-Mogg brands Douglas Ross political 'lightweight' after he calls for Boris Johnson's resignation

The leader of the House of Commons has dubbed Douglas Ross "a lightweight" after he called for the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to resign. Jacob

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express.co.uk 5 days ago
BBC Newsnight: Jacob Rees-Mogg slams rebel Douglass Ross as ‘lightweight figure’

BBC Newsnight: Jacob Rees-Mogg slams rebel Douglass Ross as ‘lightweight figure’

JACOB REES-MOGG has slammed Douglas Ross as a "lightweight figure" after the Scottish Conservative leader called for Boris Johnson to resign over the Downing S [...]

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dailymail.co.uk 5 days ago
Scottish Tories in open revolt as they demand Boris Johnson quits

Scottish Tories in open revolt as they demand Boris Johnson quits

The Prime Minister admitted he attended the No 10 garden party at the height of lockdown in 2020 prompting Scottish Tories including leader Douglas Ross and Ru [...]

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lbc.co.uk 6 days ago
'I don't think he's a big figure': Rees-Mogg shares view on Scot Tory leader Douglas Ross

'I don't think he's a big figure': Rees-Mogg shares view on Scot Tory leader Douglas Ross

Jacob Rees-Mogg delivered a swipe at the Scottish Conservative leader tonight, saying Douglas Ross has 'never been a supporter of the Prime Minister,' adding ' [...]

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scotsman.com 6 days ago
Michael Gove has been accused of ‘belittling’ Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross who has told Boris Johnson to resign.

Michael Gove has been accused of ‘belittling’ Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross who has told Boris Johnson to resign.

Amid the Downing Street Scandal, Michael Gove has been accused of ‘belittling’ Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross who has told Boris Johnson to resign.

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telegraph.co.uk 1 day ago
Scrap Covid restrictions and trust Scottish public, Nicola Sturgeon told

Scrap Covid restrictions and trust Scottish public, Nicola Sturgeon told

Douglas Ross calls for removal of nearly all measures except for face masks, with emphasis on personal responsibility

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Barrie Cunning: Boris Johnson knows his days are numbered

Barrie Cunning: Boris Johnson knows his days are numbered

WHAT a week this has been for UK politics, in which Jacob Rees Mogg accused Douglas Ross of being a “lightweight” in the Tory Party in response…

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MSP denies Tories are now ‘two parties’ following PM resignation call

MSP denies Tories are now ‘two parties’ following PM resignation call

A Conservative MSP has denied the Tories are now “two parties”, following Douglas Ross’ call for the Prime Minister to resign.

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scotsman.com 5 days ago
FMQs Sketch: Is there anything worse for Douglas Ross than false sympathy from your political foe Nicola Sturgeon?

FMQs Sketch: Is there anything worse for Douglas Ross than false sympathy from your political foe Nicola Sturgeon?

In the first FMQs of the year, MSPs had the chance to forget past disagreements and mud-slinging and start the new year afresh with boundless optimism and cros [...]

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Iain Macwhirter: Is Douglas Ross ready to declare UDI for the Scottish Conservatives?

Iain Macwhirter: Is Douglas Ross ready to declare UDI for the Scottish Conservatives?

We didn't think he had it in him. The diminutive, in a political sense, leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Douglas Ross, has finally made his…

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Sturgeon says Ross dismissal shows Westminster's contempt for Scotland

Sturgeon says Ross dismissal shows Westminster's contempt for Scotland

NICOLA Sturgeon has said the brutal dismissal of Douglas Ross by senior Tories in London is indicative of the Westminster establishment’s “utter…

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scotsman.com 5 days ago
Downing Street garden party: Why Douglas Ross has gambled his political future on that of Boris Johnson

Downing Street garden party: Why Douglas Ross has gambled his political future on that of Boris Johnson

In a demonstration of expert self-immolation, the Conservative Party has, in a desperate bid to save their leader, dumped their main defender of the union into [...]

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dailymail.co.uk 5 days ago
Tory civil war rages as Jacob Rees-Mogg slams Douglas Ross

Tory civil war rages as Jacob Rees-Mogg slams Douglas Ross

The Conservative Party is in open civil war today after Jacob Rees-Mogg labelled the Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross a 'lightweight figure'.

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thetimes.co.uk 6 days ago
Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross belittled by ministers after calling for prime minister to quit

Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross belittled by ministers after calling for prime minister to quit

Senior UK Tories risk stoking a civil war within the party by disparaging Douglas Ross as “not a big figure” after the Scottish leader called on Boris Johnson [...]

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scotsman.com 6 days ago
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross 'not a big figure', says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross 'not a big figure', says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Amid the Downing Street Scandal, Jacob Rees-Mogg has said that Douglas Ross – who has told Boris Johnson to resign – ‘is not a big figure’.

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