Ruth Davidson

Former Conservative MSP for Edinburgh Central


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Former Conservative MSP for Edinburgh Central

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2011 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 5 May 2021 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Glasgow

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Motion of Condolence 12 Apr 2021

    Presiding Officer, “Grief is the price we pay for love”. Quoting Colin Murray Parkes, the Queen was speaking on behalf of the nation when she said those words 20 years ago. I cannot imagine what it is like to be married to someone for 73 years. I cannot imagine what it is like to have to get up and face every future day without that person, or what that absence feels like. The recognition...
  • Scottish Parliament: Education (Attainment) 24 Mar 2021

    1. I add my condolences to those of the First Minister, for all those who have died, and I thank all those who are helping in the health and vaccine effort as we tackle Covid across the country. Three major publications have been released this week. On the first two of those, questions remain about the lack of accountability and the serious flaws in the Government’s handling of sexual...
  • Scottish Parliament: Education (Attainment) 24 Mar 2021

    A bit of contrition from the First Minister might be in order, after the failures of her Government have been exposed, rather than a lack of honour or indeed any contrition. I do not know how the Deputy First Minister can say that he is concerned about the words “catch up”, because there is simply no way that pupils who would otherwise have spent the entire year in class can have done...

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