Ruth Davidson and the Resurgence of the Scottish Conservatives
In just six years, Ruth Davidson has risen from obscurity to become one the best known and most powerful figures in British politics. A lesbian, kick-boxing, former Territorial Army reservist, Ruth Davidson has broken the mould of both Conservative and Scottish politics. This talk will explore her extraordinary political rise, as well as what the future might hold for this impressive Scottish Tory leader.
Andrew Liddle graduated from the University of St Andrews in 2012 with an MA in modern history. He is a former political journalist at the Scottish Parliament. He now works as a political adviser, and lives in Edinburgh.