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Ruth Davidson's Conservatives: The Scottish Tory Party, 2011-19

David Torrance

Abstract

Examines the startling revival of the Scottish Conservative Party under Ruth Davidson’s leadership: A very timely retrospective study of the Scottish Conservative Party's revival under Ruth Davidson's leadership (November 2011–August 2019). Analyses the Scottish Conservative Party under Ruth Davidson’s in the context of gender and LGBT politics; its relationships with the SNP, Northern Ireland, the Scottish media and the UK Tory Party; and its use of Scottish national identity. Helps inform Scottish political and academic discourse ahead of the 2021 Holyrood elections. When Ruth Davidson was ... More

Keywords: Scottish Conservative Party, Ruth Davidson, Conservatism, Unionism, Nationalist-unionism, Scotland, Scottish politics, Territorial constitution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474455626
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455626.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Torrance, editor
House of Commons Library

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