Who Leads Conservatives in Scotland?

Who Leads Conservatives in Scotland?

Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party in the Scottish Parliament

No. Name Term start
1 David McLetchie 6 May 1999
2 Annabel Goldie 31 October 2005
3 Ruth Davidson 11 August 2020

Is Ruth Davidson a list MSP?

Despite being a List MSP for Glasgow, she failed to gain the endorsement of a single chairperson of any of the five Conservative Constituency Associations in Glasgow and over half the MSP group had supported Murdo Fraser.

How many Conservative Party members are there in Scotland?

At Westminster, Scotland is represented by 45 MPs from the Scottish National Party, six from the Conservative Party, one from the Labour Party and four from the Liberal Democrats elected in the 2019 United Kingdom general election; as well as two MPs who were elected for SNP but have since defected to the Alba Party.

How many Scottish Conservative MPs are there?


Affiliation Members (current) Voteshare (GE 2019)
Scottish Conservatives 6 25.1%
Scottish Liberal Democrats 4 9.5%
Alba Party 2 N/A
Scottish Labour 1 18.6%

Who is the leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats?

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Scottish Liberal Democrats Pàrtaidh Libearal Deamocratach na h-Alba
Leader Alex Cole-Hamilton
Deputy Leader Alistair Carmichael
President Willie Wilson
Founded 8 March 1988

How many seats does the SNP have in the Scottish Parliament?

Scottish National Party

Scottish National Party Scots National Pairty Pàrtaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba
House of Commons (Scottish seats) 45 / 59
Scottish Parliament 64 / 129
Local government in Scotland 400 / 1,227

Is Douglas Ross an MSP?

In addition to his seat in Westminster, he serves as a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the Highlands and Islands having been elected at the 2021 election. He was previously MSP for the region from 2016 to 2017. Born in Aberdeen, Ross was educated at Forres Academy.

Is the SNP left or right?

They tend to be in the moderate left grouping, though much of the 79 Group was gradualist in approach. However, this 79 Group gradualism was as much a reaction against the fundamentalists of the day, many of whom believed the SNP should not take a clear left or right position.

Who is the leader of the Green Party in Scotland?

Patrick Harvie

Patrick Harvie MSP
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Preceded by Office established
Co-Leader of the Scottish Greens

Is the SNP left or right wing?

Scottish National Party

Scottish National Party Scots National Pairty Pàrtaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba
LGBT wing Out for Independence
Membership (2021) 119,000
Ideology Scottish nationalism Scottish independence Social democracy Populism Regionalism Pro-Europeanism Catch-all party
Political position Centre-left