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Ruth Davidson resignation: Scottish Conservative leader steps down
does not drag Arlene the Paisley with
In a packed press conference at the McDonald Holyrood Hotel in Edinburgh, it was revealed that Ms Davidson broke the news of her resignation to Boris Johnson in a phone call yesterday.
Ms Davidson has also been a vocal critic of Mr Johnson's "do or die" approach to Brexit, but today she said she was assured that he wanted to get a deal. And a party spokesman said that her decision was not as a result of the Prime Minister's decision to suspend Parliament, claiming she had been considering her position for around a year, and more so after the European elections.
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"I asked him outright are you trying to get a deal or not? He categorically assured me that he was, that he believes his efforts in Biarritz [at the G7 summit] opened the door a crack. What would help further is for those who don't want no-deal is to back the deal this time."

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by Cat on Thu Aug 29th, 2019 at 06:59:03 PM EST

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