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Davidson, Rt Hon. Ruth free

Born 10 Nov. 1978; d of Douglas and Elizabeth Davidson; partner, Jen Wilson

PC 2016; Member (C) Edinburgh Central, Scottish Parliament, since 2016 (Glasgow, 2011–16); Leader, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, since 2011


Buckhaven High Sch.; Univ. of Edinburgh (MA English Lit.); Glasgow Univ. (Internat. Develt)


Trainee reporter, Glenrothes Gazette; reporter: Kingdom FM; Real Radio; reporter, radio journalist, producer and presenter, BBC Scotland, 2002–09; Aide to Leader, Scottish Conservatives, 2009–11. Served TA, Signal Regt, 2003–06; Hon. Col, 32 Signal Regt Army Reserve, 2017–. Contested (C) Glasgow NE, 2009, 2010


Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP