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Douglas Ross refuses to deny 'plotting' against previous Scottish Tory leader

Douglas Ross refuses to deny 'plotting' against previous Scottish Tory leader

DOUGLAS Ross has repeatedly refused to deny having a hand in Jackson Carlaw's early exit as leader of the Scottish Conservatives.

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Douglas Ross installed as new leader of Scottish Tories

Douglas Ross installed as new leader of Scottish Tories

MP AND football linesman Douglas Ross has been installed as the leader of the Scottish Conservatives without a vote by party members. ... Mr Ross will take ove [...]

Read full article: Douglas Ross installed as new leader of ...→
Scottish Tories need to be positive and credible alternative, says new leader

Scottish Tories need to be positive and credible alternative, says new leader

Douglas Ross has succeeded Jackson Carlaw at the helm of the party, with former leader Ruth Davidson to fill in at First Minister’s Questions.

Read full article: Scottish Tories need to be positive and ...→
Opinion: Iain Macwhirter: Here's how a New Union could keep us living apart together

Opinion: Iain Macwhirter: Here's how a New Union could keep us living apart together

"WHO is Jackson Carlaw?” ran a BBC website headline yesterday, several days after he’d resigned. Scottish Tory leaders are so obscure that…

Read full article: Opinion: Iain Macwhirter: Here's how a N...→

We are at a critical juncture in Scottish politics - Miles Briggs MSP

My colleague and friend Jackson Carlaw has taken the brave decision to step down as leader of the Scottish Conservatives. I know this will have been a tough de [...]

Read full article: We are at a critical juncture in Scottis...→
Ruth Davidson 'proud and excited' to call Douglas Ross her boss

Ruth Davidson 'proud and excited' to call Douglas Ross her boss

Davidson's comments came as the Moray MP launched his campaign to become the next leader after Jackson Carlaw stepped down.

Read full article: Ruth Davidson 'proud and excited' to cal...→
Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the brink -Tories admit independence the majority view

Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the brink -Tories admit independence the majority view

CONFIDENCE amongst Tory MSPs in their own party is deepening as Douglas Ross confirmed his intention to run for the new leadership after Jackson Carlaw's sudde [...]

Read full article: Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the ...→
Jackson Carlaw: Ousted leader vows to fight on as ‘loyal party member’

Jackson Carlaw: Ousted leader vows to fight on as ‘loyal party member’

In his statement Jackson Carlaw said: “Nothing is more important to me than making the case for Scotland’s place in the United Kingdom.“I believe the Scottish [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw: Ousted leader vows to fi...→
Five things you need to know about new potential Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross

Five things you need to know about new potential Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross

Douglas Ross is rumoured to become the new leader of Scottish Conservative Party after the sudden resignation of Jackson Carlaw earlier today.

Read full article: Five things you need to know about new p...→
In full: Jackson Carlaw’s resignation statement

In full: Jackson Carlaw’s resignation statement

Jackson Carlaw stepped down as Scottish Conservatives leader afetr kless tahn six months in charge.

Read full article: In full: Jackson Carlaw’s resignation st...→

Jackson Carlaw resigns RECAP: Updates and reaction as leader of Scottish Conservatives steps down

Nicola Sturgeon announcement: what time Scotland’s first minister will give an update on school openings and the lockdown route map... Last updated: Thursday, [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw resigns RECAP: Updates an...→
Douglas Ross declines to say if Jackson Carlaw's leadership was discussed when he was visited by Ruth Davidson | Press and Journal

Douglas Ross declines to say if Jackson Carlaw's leadership was discussed when he was visited by Ruth Davidson | Press and Journal

Douglas Ross has declined to say if Jackson Carlaw’s Scottish Conservative leadership was discussed when Ruth Davidson made the trip to his home in Moray four [...]

Read full article: Douglas Ross declines to say if Jackson ...→
Douglas Ross named new Scottish Tory leader after no one stood against him

Douglas Ross named new Scottish Tory leader after no one stood against him

The Moray MP will take over after Jackson Carlaw stepped down just six months into the job, essentially admitting he didn't have what it takes to challenge the [...]

Read full article: Douglas Ross named new Scottish Tory lea...→
Mark Smith: The fall of Jackson Carlaw and the dilemma that’s helping the SNP to win

Mark Smith: The fall of Jackson Carlaw and the dilemma that’s helping the SNP to win

Why did Jackson Carlaw resign as leader of the Scottish Tories? Was it because he realised, as he said in his statement, that he wasn’t the right…

Read full article: Mark Smith: The fall of Jackson Carlaw a...→
Alex Massie: Tories can change the manager but that might not help the team

Alex Massie: Tories can change the manager but that might not help the team

Nobody ever mistook Jackson Carlaw for a future first minister of Scotland and yet even his opponents might spare some sympathy for him this weekend. His defen [...]

Read full article: Alex Massie: Tories can change the manag...→

A question of leadership at a key moment in Scottish history – leader comment

Jackson Carlaw’s resignation has, temporarily at least, thrown the opposition to the Scottish Government into disarray.

Read full article: A question of leadership at a key moment...→
This month today: A look at some of the top stories on The Herald in July

This month today: A look at some of the top stories on The Herald in July

It has been a significant month in Scotland with Jackson Carlaw quitting as leader of the Scottish Conservatives, the country relaxing some lockdown…

Read full article: This month today: A look at some of the ...→
Ex-minister Douglas Ross in race to lead Scots Tories

Ex-minister Douglas Ross in race to lead Scots Tories

Douglas Ross is likely to be a candidate in the contest to be leader of the Scottish Conservatives following Jackson Carlaw’s sudden resignation, a fellow part [...]

Read full article: Ex-minister Douglas Ross in race to lead...→
Douglas Ross poised to confirm Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

Douglas Ross poised to confirm Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

Moray MP Douglas Ross is “likely to be a candidate in the contest” to be leader of the Scottish Conservatives following Jackson Carlaw’s…

Read full article: Douglas Ross poised to confirm Scottish ...→
Ruth Davidson returns as top Tories oust Jackson Carlaw

Ruth Davidson returns as top Tories oust Jackson Carlaw

Ruth Davidson is set for a dramatic return to frontline politics after Jackson Carlaw was ousted as Scottish Tory leader amid grim polling results.Mr Carlaw, w [...]

Read full article: Ruth Davidson returns as top Tories oust...→
Jackson Carlaw: Golf club Tory had no option

Jackson Carlaw: Golf club Tory had no option

Jackson Carlaw did not jump; he was pushed. Although judged to have performed capably when deputising for Ruth Davidson while she was on maternity leave, his t [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw: Golf club Tory had no op...→
Scottish Conservatives leader Jackson Carlaw QUITS

Scottish Conservatives leader Jackson Carlaw QUITS

Mr Carlaw said he made the 'painful decision' after realising he was not the best person to lead the party in the run-up to next year's Holyrood election.

Read full article: Scottish Conservatives leader Jackson Ca...→
John Swinney says he is 'stunned' by Jackson Carlaw's resignation

John Swinney says he is 'stunned' by Jackson Carlaw's resignation

John Swinney has said that he was "stunned" by Mr Carlaw's sudden resignation, and wished him well for the future.

Read full article: John Swinney says he is 'stunned' by Jac...→

Jackson Carlaw: Don’t rule out a Ruth Davidson interim comeback - John McLellan

The Scottish Conservative Party has been Jackson Carlaw’s life, his election earlier this year seen as just reward for an unstinting commitment to the cause, b [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw: Don’t rule out a Ruth Da...→
Boris Johnson congratulates new leader of Scottish Tories

Boris Johnson congratulates new leader of Scottish Tories

Douglas Ross was appointed on Wednesday, less than a week after the resignation of his predecessor Jackson Carlaw.

Read full article: Boris Johnson congratulates new leader o...→

Why Douglas Ross has got what it takes to lead Scottish Tories - Murdo Fraser

According to Shakespeare, Malcolm’s assessment of the death of the Thane of Cawdor was that “Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it”. It might be a [...]

Read full article: Why Douglas Ross has got what it takes t...→

Did Cummings have a role in Carlaw’s resignation?

INEVITABLY, and correctly, there is much interest in whose “fresh face” Jackson Carlaw might have had in mind as his replacement when he said:…

Read full article: Did Cummings have a role in Carlaw’s res...→

Euan McColm: Are Carlaw’s assassins any better at defending the Union?

You’ve got to hand it to the Conservative Party. When it comes to the art of the swift political assassination, none of their opponents can measure up.

Read full article: Euan McColm: Are Carlaw’s assassins any ...→
Scottish Labour is headed for another disaster unless they dump Richard Leonard

Scottish Labour is headed for another disaster unless they dump Richard Leonard

Senior Labour figures look enviously at the decision to replace Jackson Carlaw, but they don't do anything about it themselves.

Read full article: Scottish Labour is headed for another di...→

Moray MP 'likely' to stand as a candidate for leader of Scottish Conservatives following Jackson Carlaw's resignation

It is understood the Moray MP will be a candidate in the contest after Mr Carlaw made the decision not lead the party in the run-up to next May's Holyrood elec [...]

Read full article: Moray MP 'likely' to stand as a candidat...→
Politics LIVE: Reaction and updates as Jackson Carlaw quits as Scottish Conservative leader

Politics LIVE: Reaction and updates as Jackson Carlaw quits as Scottish Conservative leader

News, reaction and analysis following yesterday's news that Jackson Carlaw would step down as leader of the Scottish Conservative party with…

Read full article: Politics LIVE: Reaction and updates as J...→
Union fears forced Jackson Carlaw to quit

Union fears forced Jackson Carlaw to quit

Jackson Carlaw was forced out as Scottish Conservative leader by a small cabal at the top of the party who feared that the Union was at risk under his tenure.I [...]

Read full article: Union fears forced Jackson Carlaw to qui...→
Scottish Tory leader ousted to make way for Cummings critic

Scottish Tory leader ousted to make way for Cummings critic

Ruth Davidson is poised to take centre stage for the Scottish Conservatives again after Jackson Carlaw was forced out as party leader.Less than six months sinc [...]

Read full article: Scottish Tory leader ousted to make way ...→
Knocked off course by virus crisis, dithering Carlaw finally ends the drift

Knocked off course by virus crisis, dithering Carlaw finally ends the drift

JACKSON Carlaw’s time as Scottish Tory leader achieved the refreshing brevity his Holyrood speeches so often lacked.

Read full article: Knocked off course by virus crisis, dith...→
Jackson Carlaw stands down as Scottish Conservative leader to make way for 'younger and fresher voice' | Press and Journal

Jackson Carlaw stands down as Scottish Conservative leader to make way for 'younger and fresher voice' | Press and Journal

Scottish Conservative leader Jackson Carlaw has quit the role after just six months in the job, amid mounting concerns over the state of the party and its abil [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw stands down as Scottish C...→
Douglas Ross refuses to deny 'plotting' against previous Scottish Tory leader

Douglas Ross refuses to deny 'plotting' against previous Scottish Tory leader

DOUGLAS Ross has repeatedly refused to deny having a hand in Jackson Carlaw's early exit as leader of the Scottish Conservatives.

Read full article: Douglas Ross refuses to deny 'plotting' ...→
Scottish Tories need to be positive and credible alternative, says new leader

Scottish Tories need to be positive and credible alternative, says new leader

Douglas Ross has succeeded Jackson Carlaw at the helm of the party, with former leader Ruth Davidson to fill in at First Minister’s Questions.

Read full article: Scottish Tories need to be positive and ...→

Why Douglas Ross has got what it takes to lead Scottish Tories - Murdo Fraser

According to Shakespeare, Malcolm’s assessment of the death of the Thane of Cawdor was that “Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it”. It might be a [...]

Read full article: Why Douglas Ross has got what it takes t...→
Mark Smith: The fall of Jackson Carlaw and the dilemma that’s helping the SNP to win

Mark Smith: The fall of Jackson Carlaw and the dilemma that’s helping the SNP to win

Why did Jackson Carlaw resign as leader of the Scottish Tories? Was it because he realised, as he said in his statement, that he wasn’t the right…

Read full article: Mark Smith: The fall of Jackson Carlaw a...→

We are at a critical juncture in Scottish politics - Miles Briggs MSP

My colleague and friend Jackson Carlaw has taken the brave decision to step down as leader of the Scottish Conservatives. I know this will have been a tough de [...]

Read full article: We are at a critical juncture in Scottis...→

Euan McColm: Are Carlaw’s assassins any better at defending the Union?

You’ve got to hand it to the Conservative Party. When it comes to the art of the swift political assassination, none of their opponents can measure up.

Read full article: Euan McColm: Are Carlaw’s assassins any ...→

A question of leadership at a key moment in Scottish history – leader comment

Jackson Carlaw’s resignation has, temporarily at least, thrown the opposition to the Scottish Government into disarray.

Read full article: A question of leadership at a key moment...→
Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the brink -Tories admit independence the majority view

Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the brink -Tories admit independence the majority view

CONFIDENCE amongst Tory MSPs in their own party is deepening as Douglas Ross confirmed his intention to run for the new leadership after Jackson Carlaw's sudde [...]

Read full article: Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the ...→
Ex-minister Douglas Ross in race to lead Scots Tories

Ex-minister Douglas Ross in race to lead Scots Tories

Douglas Ross is likely to be a candidate in the contest to be leader of the Scottish Conservatives following Jackson Carlaw’s sudden resignation, a fellow part [...]

Read full article: Ex-minister Douglas Ross in race to lead...→

Moray MP 'likely' to stand as a candidate for leader of Scottish Conservatives following Jackson Carlaw's resignation

It is understood the Moray MP will be a candidate in the contest after Mr Carlaw made the decision not lead the party in the run-up to next May's Holyrood elec [...]

Read full article: Moray MP 'likely' to stand as a candidat...→
Douglas Ross poised to confirm Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

Douglas Ross poised to confirm Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

Moray MP Douglas Ross is “likely to be a candidate in the contest” to be leader of the Scottish Conservatives following Jackson Carlaw’s…

Read full article: Douglas Ross poised to confirm Scottish ...→
Union fears forced Jackson Carlaw to quit

Union fears forced Jackson Carlaw to quit

Jackson Carlaw was forced out as Scottish Conservative leader by a small cabal at the top of the party who feared that the Union was at risk under his tenure.I [...]

Read full article: Union fears forced Jackson Carlaw to qui...→
Jackson Carlaw: Golf club Tory had no option

Jackson Carlaw: Golf club Tory had no option

Jackson Carlaw did not jump; he was pushed. Although judged to have performed capably when deputising for Ruth Davidson while she was on maternity leave, his t [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw: Golf club Tory had no op...→
Five things you need to know about new potential Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross

Five things you need to know about new potential Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross

Douglas Ross is rumoured to become the new leader of Scottish Conservative Party after the sudden resignation of Jackson Carlaw earlier today.

Read full article: Five things you need to know about new p...→
Knocked off course by virus crisis, dithering Carlaw finally ends the drift

Knocked off course by virus crisis, dithering Carlaw finally ends the drift

JACKSON Carlaw’s time as Scottish Tory leader achieved the refreshing brevity his Holyrood speeches so often lacked.

Read full article: Knocked off course by virus crisis, dith...→
John Swinney says he is 'stunned' by Jackson Carlaw's resignation

John Swinney says he is 'stunned' by Jackson Carlaw's resignation

John Swinney has said that he was "stunned" by Mr Carlaw's sudden resignation, and wished him well for the future.

Read full article: John Swinney says he is 'stunned' by Jac...→
Douglas Ross declines to say if Jackson Carlaw's leadership was discussed when he was visited by Ruth Davidson | Press and Journal

Douglas Ross declines to say if Jackson Carlaw's leadership was discussed when he was visited by Ruth Davidson | Press and Journal

Douglas Ross has declined to say if Jackson Carlaw’s Scottish Conservative leadership was discussed when Ruth Davidson made the trip to his home in Moray four [...]

Read full article: Douglas Ross declines to say if Jackson ...→
Douglas Ross installed as new leader of Scottish Tories

Douglas Ross installed as new leader of Scottish Tories

MP AND football linesman Douglas Ross has been installed as the leader of the Scottish Conservatives without a vote by party members. ... Mr Ross will take ove [...]

Read full article: Douglas Ross installed as new leader of ...→
Boris Johnson congratulates new leader of Scottish Tories

Boris Johnson congratulates new leader of Scottish Tories

Douglas Ross was appointed on Wednesday, less than a week after the resignation of his predecessor Jackson Carlaw.

Read full article: Boris Johnson congratulates new leader o...→
Douglas Ross named new Scottish Tory leader after no one stood against him

Douglas Ross named new Scottish Tory leader after no one stood against him

The Moray MP will take over after Jackson Carlaw stepped down just six months into the job, essentially admitting he didn't have what it takes to challenge the [...]

Read full article: Douglas Ross named new Scottish Tory lea...→
Opinion: Iain Macwhirter: Here's how a New Union could keep us living apart together

Opinion: Iain Macwhirter: Here's how a New Union could keep us living apart together

"WHO is Jackson Carlaw?” ran a BBC website headline yesterday, several days after he’d resigned. Scottish Tory leaders are so obscure that…

Read full article: Opinion: Iain Macwhirter: Here's how a N...→

Did Cummings have a role in Carlaw’s resignation?

INEVITABLY, and correctly, there is much interest in whose “fresh face” Jackson Carlaw might have had in mind as his replacement when he said:…

Read full article: Did Cummings have a role in Carlaw’s res...→
Alex Massie: Tories can change the manager but that might not help the team

Alex Massie: Tories can change the manager but that might not help the team

Nobody ever mistook Jackson Carlaw for a future first minister of Scotland and yet even his opponents might spare some sympathy for him this weekend. His defen [...]

Read full article: Alex Massie: Tories can change the manag...→
Ruth Davidson 'proud and excited' to call Douglas Ross her boss

Ruth Davidson 'proud and excited' to call Douglas Ross her boss

Davidson's comments came as the Moray MP launched his campaign to become the next leader after Jackson Carlaw stepped down.

Read full article: Ruth Davidson 'proud and excited' to cal...→
Scottish Labour is headed for another disaster unless they dump Richard Leonard

Scottish Labour is headed for another disaster unless they dump Richard Leonard

Senior Labour figures look enviously at the decision to replace Jackson Carlaw, but they don't do anything about it themselves.

Read full article: Scottish Labour is headed for another di...→
This month today: A look at some of the top stories on The Herald in July

This month today: A look at some of the top stories on The Herald in July

It has been a significant month in Scotland with Jackson Carlaw quitting as leader of the Scottish Conservatives, the country relaxing some lockdown…

Read full article: This month today: A look at some of the ...→
Politics LIVE: Reaction and updates as Jackson Carlaw quits as Scottish Conservative leader

Politics LIVE: Reaction and updates as Jackson Carlaw quits as Scottish Conservative leader

News, reaction and analysis following yesterday's news that Jackson Carlaw would step down as leader of the Scottish Conservative party with…

Read full article: Politics LIVE: Reaction and updates as J...→
Ruth Davidson returns as top Tories oust Jackson Carlaw

Ruth Davidson returns as top Tories oust Jackson Carlaw

Ruth Davidson is set for a dramatic return to frontline politics after Jackson Carlaw was ousted as Scottish Tory leader amid grim polling results.Mr Carlaw, w [...]

Read full article: Ruth Davidson returns as top Tories oust...→
Jackson Carlaw: Ousted leader vows to fight on as ‘loyal party member’

Jackson Carlaw: Ousted leader vows to fight on as ‘loyal party member’

In his statement Jackson Carlaw said: “Nothing is more important to me than making the case for Scotland’s place in the United Kingdom.“I believe the Scottish [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw: Ousted leader vows to fi...→
Scottish Tory leader ousted to make way for Cummings critic

Scottish Tory leader ousted to make way for Cummings critic

Ruth Davidson is poised to take centre stage for the Scottish Conservatives again after Jackson Carlaw was forced out as party leader.Less than six months sinc [...]

Read full article: Scottish Tory leader ousted to make way ...→
Scottish Conservatives leader Jackson Carlaw QUITS

Scottish Conservatives leader Jackson Carlaw QUITS

Mr Carlaw said he made the 'painful decision' after realising he was not the best person to lead the party in the run-up to next year's Holyrood election.

Read full article: Scottish Conservatives leader Jackson Ca...→
In full: Jackson Carlaw’s resignation statement

In full: Jackson Carlaw’s resignation statement

Jackson Carlaw stepped down as Scottish Conservatives leader afetr kless tahn six months in charge.

Read full article: In full: Jackson Carlaw’s resignation st...→

Jackson Carlaw: Don’t rule out a Ruth Davidson interim comeback - John McLellan

The Scottish Conservative Party has been Jackson Carlaw’s life, his election earlier this year seen as just reward for an unstinting commitment to the cause, b [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw: Don’t rule out a Ruth Da...→

Jackson Carlaw resigns RECAP: Updates and reaction as leader of Scottish Conservatives steps down

Nicola Sturgeon announcement: what time Scotland’s first minister will give an update on school openings and the lockdown route map... Last updated: Thursday, [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw resigns RECAP: Updates an...→
Jackson Carlaw stands down as Scottish Conservative leader to make way for 'younger and fresher voice' | Press and Journal

Jackson Carlaw stands down as Scottish Conservative leader to make way for 'younger and fresher voice' | Press and Journal

Scottish Conservative leader Jackson Carlaw has quit the role after just six months in the job, amid mounting concerns over the state of the party and its abil [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw stands down as Scottish C...→
Douglas Ross refuses to deny 'plotting' against previous Scottish Tory leader

Douglas Ross refuses to deny 'plotting' against previous Scottish Tory leader

DOUGLAS Ross has repeatedly refused to deny having a hand in Jackson Carlaw's early exit as leader of the Scottish Conservatives.

Read full article: Douglas Ross refuses to deny 'plotting' ...→
Douglas Ross declines to say if Jackson Carlaw's leadership was discussed when he was visited by Ruth Davidson | Press and Journal

Douglas Ross declines to say if Jackson Carlaw's leadership was discussed when he was visited by Ruth Davidson | Press and Journal

Douglas Ross has declined to say if Jackson Carlaw’s Scottish Conservative leadership was discussed when Ruth Davidson made the trip to his home in Moray four [...]

Read full article: Douglas Ross declines to say if Jackson ...→
Douglas Ross installed as new leader of Scottish Tories

Douglas Ross installed as new leader of Scottish Tories

MP AND football linesman Douglas Ross has been installed as the leader of the Scottish Conservatives without a vote by party members. ... Mr Ross will take ove [...]

Read full article: Douglas Ross installed as new leader of ...→
Boris Johnson congratulates new leader of Scottish Tories

Boris Johnson congratulates new leader of Scottish Tories

Douglas Ross was appointed on Wednesday, less than a week after the resignation of his predecessor Jackson Carlaw.

Read full article: Boris Johnson congratulates new leader o...→
Scottish Tories need to be positive and credible alternative, says new leader

Scottish Tories need to be positive and credible alternative, says new leader

Douglas Ross has succeeded Jackson Carlaw at the helm of the party, with former leader Ruth Davidson to fill in at First Minister’s Questions.

Read full article: Scottish Tories need to be positive and ...→
Douglas Ross named new Scottish Tory leader after no one stood against him

Douglas Ross named new Scottish Tory leader after no one stood against him

The Moray MP will take over after Jackson Carlaw stepped down just six months into the job, essentially admitting he didn't have what it takes to challenge the [...]

Read full article: Douglas Ross named new Scottish Tory lea...→

Why Douglas Ross has got what it takes to lead Scottish Tories - Murdo Fraser

According to Shakespeare, Malcolm’s assessment of the death of the Thane of Cawdor was that “Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it”. It might be a [...]

Read full article: Why Douglas Ross has got what it takes t...→
Opinion: Iain Macwhirter: Here's how a New Union could keep us living apart together

Opinion: Iain Macwhirter: Here's how a New Union could keep us living apart together

"WHO is Jackson Carlaw?” ran a BBC website headline yesterday, several days after he’d resigned. Scottish Tory leaders are so obscure that…

Read full article: Opinion: Iain Macwhirter: Here's how a N...→
Mark Smith: The fall of Jackson Carlaw and the dilemma that’s helping the SNP to win

Mark Smith: The fall of Jackson Carlaw and the dilemma that’s helping the SNP to win

Why did Jackson Carlaw resign as leader of the Scottish Tories? Was it because he realised, as he said in his statement, that he wasn’t the right…

Read full article: Mark Smith: The fall of Jackson Carlaw a...→

Did Cummings have a role in Carlaw’s resignation?

INEVITABLY, and correctly, there is much interest in whose “fresh face” Jackson Carlaw might have had in mind as his replacement when he said:…

Read full article: Did Cummings have a role in Carlaw’s res...→

We are at a critical juncture in Scottish politics - Miles Briggs MSP

My colleague and friend Jackson Carlaw has taken the brave decision to step down as leader of the Scottish Conservatives. I know this will have been a tough de [...]

Read full article: We are at a critical juncture in Scottis...→
Alex Massie: Tories can change the manager but that might not help the team

Alex Massie: Tories can change the manager but that might not help the team

Nobody ever mistook Jackson Carlaw for a future first minister of Scotland and yet even his opponents might spare some sympathy for him this weekend. His defen [...]

Read full article: Alex Massie: Tories can change the manag...→

Euan McColm: Are Carlaw’s assassins any better at defending the Union?

You’ve got to hand it to the Conservative Party. When it comes to the art of the swift political assassination, none of their opponents can measure up.

Read full article: Euan McColm: Are Carlaw’s assassins any ...→
Ruth Davidson 'proud and excited' to call Douglas Ross her boss

Ruth Davidson 'proud and excited' to call Douglas Ross her boss

Davidson's comments came as the Moray MP launched his campaign to become the next leader after Jackson Carlaw stepped down.

Read full article: Ruth Davidson 'proud and excited' to cal...→

A question of leadership at a key moment in Scottish history – leader comment

Jackson Carlaw’s resignation has, temporarily at least, thrown the opposition to the Scottish Government into disarray.

Read full article: A question of leadership at a key moment...→
Scottish Labour is headed for another disaster unless they dump Richard Leonard

Scottish Labour is headed for another disaster unless they dump Richard Leonard

Senior Labour figures look enviously at the decision to replace Jackson Carlaw, but they don't do anything about it themselves.

Read full article: Scottish Labour is headed for another di...→
Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the brink -Tories admit independence the majority view

Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the brink -Tories admit independence the majority view

CONFIDENCE amongst Tory MSPs in their own party is deepening as Douglas Ross confirmed his intention to run for the new leadership after Jackson Carlaw's sudde [...]

Read full article: Scotland crisis: Fight for Union on the ...→
This month today: A look at some of the top stories on The Herald in July

This month today: A look at some of the top stories on The Herald in July

It has been a significant month in Scotland with Jackson Carlaw quitting as leader of the Scottish Conservatives, the country relaxing some lockdown…

Read full article: This month today: A look at some of the ...→
Ex-minister Douglas Ross in race to lead Scots Tories

Ex-minister Douglas Ross in race to lead Scots Tories

Douglas Ross is likely to be a candidate in the contest to be leader of the Scottish Conservatives following Jackson Carlaw’s sudden resignation, a fellow part [...]

Read full article: Ex-minister Douglas Ross in race to lead...→

Moray MP 'likely' to stand as a candidate for leader of Scottish Conservatives following Jackson Carlaw's resignation

It is understood the Moray MP will be a candidate in the contest after Mr Carlaw made the decision not lead the party in the run-up to next May's Holyrood elec [...]

Read full article: Moray MP 'likely' to stand as a candidat...→
Douglas Ross poised to confirm Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

Douglas Ross poised to confirm Scottish Conservatives leadership bid

Moray MP Douglas Ross is “likely to be a candidate in the contest” to be leader of the Scottish Conservatives following Jackson Carlaw’s…

Read full article: Douglas Ross poised to confirm Scottish ...→
Politics LIVE: Reaction and updates as Jackson Carlaw quits as Scottish Conservative leader

Politics LIVE: Reaction and updates as Jackson Carlaw quits as Scottish Conservative leader

News, reaction and analysis following yesterday's news that Jackson Carlaw would step down as leader of the Scottish Conservative party with…

Read full article: Politics LIVE: Reaction and updates as J...→
Ruth Davidson returns as top Tories oust Jackson Carlaw

Ruth Davidson returns as top Tories oust Jackson Carlaw

Ruth Davidson is set for a dramatic return to frontline politics after Jackson Carlaw was ousted as Scottish Tory leader amid grim polling results.Mr Carlaw, w [...]

Read full article: Ruth Davidson returns as top Tories oust...→
Union fears forced Jackson Carlaw to quit

Union fears forced Jackson Carlaw to quit

Jackson Carlaw was forced out as Scottish Conservative leader by a small cabal at the top of the party who feared that the Union was at risk under his tenure.I [...]

Read full article: Union fears forced Jackson Carlaw to qui...→
Jackson Carlaw: Ousted leader vows to fight on as ‘loyal party member’

Jackson Carlaw: Ousted leader vows to fight on as ‘loyal party member’

In his statement Jackson Carlaw said: “Nothing is more important to me than making the case for Scotland’s place in the United Kingdom.“I believe the Scottish [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw: Ousted leader vows to fi...→
Jackson Carlaw: Golf club Tory had no option

Jackson Carlaw: Golf club Tory had no option

Jackson Carlaw did not jump; he was pushed. Although judged to have performed capably when deputising for Ruth Davidson while she was on maternity leave, his t [...]

Read full article: Jackson Carlaw: Golf club Tory had no op...→
Scottish Tory leader ousted to make way for Cummings critic

Scottish Tory leader ousted to make way for Cummings critic

Ruth Davidson is poised to take centre stage for the Scottish Conservatives again after Jackson Carlaw was forced out as party leader.Less than six months sinc [...]

Read full article: Scottish Tory leader ousted to make way ...→
Five things you need to know about new potential Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross

Five things you need to know about new potential Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross

Douglas Ross is rumoured to become the new leader of Scottish Conservative Party after the sudden resignation of Jackson Carlaw earlier today.

Read full article: Five things you need to know about new p...→
Scottish Conservatives leader Jackson Carlaw QUITS

Scottish Conservatives leader Jackson Carlaw QUITS

Mr Carlaw said he made the 'painful decision' after realising he was not the best person to lead the party in the run-up to next year's Holyrood election.

Read full article: Scottish Conservatives leader Jackson Ca...→
Knocked off course by virus crisis, dithering Carlaw finally ends the drift

Knocked off course by virus crisis, dithering Carlaw finally ends the drift

JACKSON Carlaw’s time as Scottish Tory leader achieved the refreshing brevity his Holyrood speeches so often lacked.

Read full article: Knocked off course by virus crisis, dith...→
In full: Jackson Carlaw’s resignation statement

In full: Jackson Carlaw’s resignation statement

Jackson Carlaw stepped down as Scottish Conservatives leader afetr kless tahn six months in charge.

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John Swinney says he is 'stunned' by Jackson Carlaw's resignation

John Swinney says he is 'stunned' by Jackson Carlaw's resignation

John Swinney has said that he was "stunned" by Mr Carlaw's sudden resignation, and wished him well for the future.

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Jackson Carlaw: Don’t rule out a Ruth Davidson interim comeback - John McLellan

The Scottish Conservative Party has been Jackson Carlaw’s life, his election earlier this year seen as just reward for an unstinting commitment to the cause, b [...]

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Jackson Carlaw resigns RECAP: Updates and reaction as leader of Scottish Conservatives steps down

Nicola Sturgeon announcement: what time Scotland’s first minister will give an update on school openings and the lockdown route map... Last updated: Thursday, [...]

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Jackson Carlaw stands down as Scottish Conservative leader to make way for 'younger and fresher voice' | Press and Journal

Jackson Carlaw stands down as Scottish Conservative leader to make way for 'younger and fresher voice' | Press and Journal

Scottish Conservative leader Jackson Carlaw has quit the role after just six months in the job, amid mounting concerns over the state of the party and its abil [...]

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