Ruth Elizabeth Davidson (born 10 November 1978 in Edinburgh) is a Scots jurnalist an politeecian, haein been a Member o the Scots Pairlament syne 2011. She wis electit leader o the Scots Conservative Pairty on 4 November 2011, in succession tae Annabel Goldie, an led her pairty through the Scots unthirldom referendum, 2014 (in which she campaigned for Scotland tae remain in the Unitit Kinrick), the 2015 an 2017 Unitit Kinrick general elections, wi her pairty increasin its total o MPs frae 1 tae 13 in the latter, the 2016 Brexit referendum (in which campaigned for a Remain vote), an the 2016 Scots Pairlament election, in which her pairty owertook Labour intae seicont place. She propaled her demission on 29 August 2019.

Ruth Davidson

Leader o the Scots Conservatives
In office
4 November 2011 – 29 August 2019
Precedit biAnnabel Goldie
Succeedit biJackson Carlaw (actin)
Member o the Scots Pairlament
for Edinburgh Central
Assumed office
6 Mey 2016
Precedit biMarco Biagi
Member o the Scots Pairlament
for Glasgow
(1 o 7 Regional MSPs)
In office
6 Mey 2011 – 6 Mey 2016
Personal details
Born (1978-11-10) 10 November 1978 (age 41)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Poleetical pairtyScots Conservative Pairty
Domestic partnerJen Wilson
ReligionKirk o Scotland

Ruth Davidson an her pairtner Jen Wilson hae a son, Finn Paul Davidson, wha wis born on 26 October 2018.