The leader of Scotland’s Conservatives makes his call in the wake of Douglas Ross’ resignation as a Scotland Minister earlier today.
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With Holyrood elections probably a year away now, Conservatives north of the border need to be prepared for when the campaign starts.
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The overall numbers are down slightly after the allegations against the Home Secretary and the Government’s defeat over Heathrow.
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As expected, the MSP for Eastwood won decisively, gaining over three-quarters of the vote.
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Leaving the EU will see new opportunities and challenges for the United Kingdom as a whole – and the Party needs to fight back in Scotland.
Conventional wisdom is that the Party will suffer a serious setback north of the border. The Prime Minister must resource a more optimistic strategy.
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We aren’t going to beat Sturgeon by apologising for Brexit and we aren’t going to win the hearts and minds of those Scottish leave voters by being passive about it.
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