Councillor Jason Rust

Jason is Conservative Councillor for the Colinton/Fairmilehead Ward. 

Councillor Jason Rust has served on the City Council since October 2004.  A solicitor by profession, Jason chairs the Conservative Group on the Council and is a Bailie of the City of Edinburgh, deputising for the Lord Provost at civic events.  Jason has also been chair of Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival since 2016 and is a Director of Colinton Cottage Homes and Chairs the Board of Oxgangs Neighbourhood Centre.  

You can contact Jason via email at or by writing to him at the City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ. You can also call Jason on 0131 529 4953.

Jason's surgery times are as follows:

  • Oxgangs Library, 1st Monday of each month, 6.30pm
  • Colinton Library, 1st Monday of each month,  7:30pm

For a copy of Jason's latest leaflet for the Colinton and Swanston area please click here.


Edinburgh Conservatives oppose Council Tax hike

Edinburgh Council’s Conservative Group today set out proposals in an alternative budget that would maintain and improve key Council services whilst making a general Council Tax increase unnecessary.  Setting out the plan which he will propose at tomorrow’s Council Budget meeting Cllr Iain Whyte,

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Councillor Andrew Johnston

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Councillor Phil Doggart

Councillor Phil Doggart is the Scottish Conservative and Unionist councillor for Colinton Fairmilehead, alongside Cllr Jason Rust.