Blow for Johnson as popular Scottish leader quits

Blow for Johnson as popular Scottish leader quits
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson at a press conference announcing her resignation. Pic: Getty

Ruth Davidson, who ran the party in Scotland for almost eight years, said the pressures of family life prompted her decision, but her differences with Johnson over Brexit loomed large.

UK prime minister Boris Johnson was faced with multiple political storms after the Scottish leader credited with rescuing his Conservative Party at the last election resigned and opponents turned to the courts to try to block his suspension of parliament.

Ruth Davidson, who ran the party in Scotland for almost eight years and ranked among the UK’s...

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