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Scottish Conservative leader Davidson quits, citing Brexit and family

Reuters Thursday, 29 August 2019
Ruth Davidson quit as leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland on Thursday, saying she could no longer juggle the demands of being a politician with family life and suggesting she would no longer stand as a politician in 2021.
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News video: Ruth Davidson: Professional and personal changes prompt resignation with a 'heavy heart'

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Ruth Davidson has quit as Scottish Conservative leader "with a heavy heart". She said leading the Tories in Holyrood - the job which she took on in November 2011 - had been the "privilege of my life". But as she formally resigned as leader, Ms Davidson - who had campaigned for Remain in the 2016...

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