Local MSP standing for leadership

Selkirk resident and South of Scotland MSP Michelle Ballantyne has announced that she is standing for the leadership of the party in succession to Ruth Davidson MSP.

Party manifesto published

The Conservative party has published its manifesto for the 2019 General Election on 12th December 2019, together with an associated costings document. You can download copies of these by clicking on the links below.

John Lamont launches his General Election campaign

Following his adoption by the Scottish Borders Conservative & Unionist Association as the Scottish Conservative & Unionist party candidate for the seat of Berwickshire, Selkirk and Roxburgh in the General Election to be held on 12th December 2019, John Lamont, who won the seat in the 2017

Michelle Ballantyne MSP readoption

The Association is thrilled to be able to announce the readoption of well-known candidate Michelle Ballantyne for the parliamentary constituency of Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale (MSTL). 

Readoption of Rachael Hamilton MSP

The Association is delighted to announce that at a meeting of its members residing in the Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire Scottish parliamentary constituency held in Ednam Village Hall on 5th April 2019, Rachael Hamilton was readopted as the prospective parliamentary candidate for the election

Tom Tugendhat dinner

Some 60 members of the Association attended a highly successful dinner with Tom Tugendhat, the MP for Tonbridge and Malling and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, in the Buccleuch Arms, St Boswells on Friday 2nd February 2018.

Christmas Lunch

The Scottish Borders Conservative & Unionist Association 2017 Christmas lunch took place on Sunday 10th December at the Ednam House Hotel in Kelso some time after this photo was taken!  As well as enjoying a splendid lunch, the 120 guests listened to a talk by Donald Cameron MSP, the new poli

New Administration

The first meeting of the Scottish Borders Council following the elections on 4th May 2017 was held today and it saw Cllr Shona Haslam, the Scottish Conservative & Unionist Councillor for Tweeddale West confirmed as leader of the new administration formed by a coalition of 15 Conservative Coun

John Lamont to fight BRS

At a packed Extraordinary General Meeting of the Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk section of the Scottish Borders Conservative & Unionist Association held at the Buccleuch Arms, St Boswells on Saturday 22nd April 2017, John Lamont MSP was unanimously adopted as the Association's candidate t