In Conversation with... Ruth Davidson

Spoken Word (political, talk)

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Description

Elected Leader of the Scottish Conservatives in 2011, shortly after becoming a Member of the Scottish Parliament, Davidson returns from maternity leave (having given birth to Finn) to talk to Graham Spiers about Tory revivals, her new baby, religion, babies, journalism, child care and her political ambitions. Shes firmly on the socially liberal centrist wing of a party she led to second place in the 2016 Scottish elections. Born in 1978 in Edinburgh, graduated in English literature from University of Edinburgh, worked as a BBC journalist 2002-2009. Sunday school teacher, served in the Territorial Army.

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  • Accessible entry: There is a temporary ramp over the 8 steep stone steps from street level to the venue foyer. The ramp has a small turning circle of 1m and therefore unfortunately is not suitable for an electric wheelchair user. Once inside the venue foyer, stall seating is accessible without any further assistance. Staff are happy to assist where possible and are unable to assist electric wheelchair users.
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp

  • Stairs: 6 - 10
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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Broadway Baby (3/5 stars) 96 days ago

Whatever else the history books will make of UK politics in 2019, it can at least acknowledge some impressive feminist credentials, with women leading parties right, left and centre. And although the BAME and LGBTQ+ communities are rather more invisible at the top levels of command, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth...

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