Ruth Davidson

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Ruth Davidson

Ruth Davidson (born 10 November 1978) is a Scottish politician. She was leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. She is the youngest ever party leader in the country.

Career[change | change source]

Davidson was elected as a Member of the Scottish Parliament in May 2011.[1] She became leader of the Scottish Conservative Party on 4 November 2011.[2]

Before being an MSP she worked as a journalist. She was in the Territorial Army for three years. She also worked as a Sunday School teacher.[1]

Personal life[change | change source]

Davidson was born in Edinburgh. She lives in Partick, Glasgow. She is a lesbian.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ruth Davidson MSP – Leader of the Scottish Conservatives". Scottish Conservatives. Retrieved 23 Dec 2014.
  2. "Ruth Davidson elected new Scottish Conservative leader". BBC News website. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  3. Tories choose lesbian to fight Glasgow by-election

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