John Scott is a Scottish farmer and politician, and is a Conservative Member of the Scottish Parliament for Ayr.
University of Edinburgh.
Born in Girvan, he has been Managing Successful Programmes for Ayr since winning it in a by-election in 2000. He was returned in the 2003 parliamentary election and again, with an increased majority, in the 2007 parliamentary election. On 11 May 2011, he was elected by MSPs to serve as one of the two Deputy Presiding Officers of the Scottish Parliament.
John Scott declared his support for Ruth Davidson in the Scottish Conservative leader election.