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Posts Tagged: Ruth Davidson MSP
Dolly Theis: It is the Conservatives who have brought about the big opportunities for women in Parliament
It was Lord Robert Cecil who brought in the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act of 1918 which gave women the right to be MPs.
Many still assume that going to college and leaving home are bound up together. But it ain’t necessarily so.
Also: Scottish Government faces furious backlash over exam results ‘fiasco’ as Salmond and Sturgeon head for a showdown.
He did not create the problems which bedevil the Party, and his departure alone will not resolve them.
That Johnson’s recent visit was reported as though he were a Governor-General of Imperial India touring the North-West frontier is a bad sign.
Henry Hill: Reserving control of ‘level playing field’ provisions to Westminster should be just the first step
The May Government set a time-bomb under the Union when it agreed to the mass devolution of ex-EU powers. Ministers must think again.
Aberdeen South and East Renfrewshire are held by the Tories, whilst Glasgow North East is one of seven Labour seats in Scotland.
The fifth piece in our series this week about what the Tory Manifesto should look like.
Conventional wisdom is that the Party will suffer a serious setback north of the border. The Prime Minister must resource a more optimistic strategy.
And what of our voters who would be repelled by a pact with it? I can see the Lib/Lab slogan already: “Vote Blue, get Farage”.
Also: Democratic Unionists ‘under pressure’ over Brexit u-turn; and Gove backs Bowie’s criticism of SNP over no-deal preparations.
Some of the abuse is nothing short of bullying. This is a threat to freedom of speech. We should value debating different views.
I have missed parents’ evenings, my daughter’s secondary school induction ceremony, and numerous other events because of three-line whip council meetings.
Henry Hill: Post-Ruth politics – the battle over her legacy will shape the future of the Scottish Tories
Davidson’s successors must not let recognition of her extraordinary achievements to turn into counter-productive myth-making and a counsel of despair.