UK Politics

Who is Douglas Ross, and can he save the Union?

BY Oliver Rhodes | tweet oliver_rhodes1   /  10 August 2020

Douglas Ross has a lot to do and not a lot of time to do it. As new leader of the Scottish Conservatives, he must re-energise a party gripped by inertia since the departure of Ruth Davidson last year; make the case for the Union as voters seem to be drifting toward independence; and do so while maintaining the party’s distinctness from London – all in time for the Scottish Parliament elections in May.


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