Political Profiles

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Ruth Davidson blasts C4 privatisation as 'opposite of levelling up'

Davidson, Ruth

Ruth Davidson was formerly the long standing leader of the Scottish Consrevative Party. She oversaw a growth of Conservative support and representation in Scotland. She now sits in the House of Lords.Read More
Ed Davey

Davey, Sir Ed

The current Liberal Democrat leader, is said to have been put off Conservative Politics 'for life' after attending a Young Conservatives disco in his youth. A childhood carer, both Davey's parents died before he was 16.Read More

Drakeford, Mark

The First Minister of Wales has been described as 'more post office than box office', but nevertheless won a convincing victory in the 2021 elections. A clarinet player, he says he would be a cricket groundsman, if living again.Read More
Edinburgh South West, Labour

Darling, Alistair

As a student activist, the former Labour Chancellor Alistair Darling, was said to have handed out Marxist leaflets. In 2015, he joined the Board of the bank Morgan Stanley.Read More
Chingford and Woodford Green, Conservative

Duncan Smith, Iain

A former national schools triple jump champion, Iain Duncan Smith is the only Conservative Party leader since the war, never to have contested a General Election. He later oversaw the introduction of Universal Credit.Read More
Anneliese Dodds

Dodds, Anneliese

Previously the first ever female Shadow Chancellor, Dodds is now Chair of the Labour Party. A native of Aberdeen, she has previously described the idea that there is some sort of separate Scottish race as 'a fiction' and 'very bizarre'.Read More