Ruth Davidson to admit voters don’t trust tories

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CONSERVATIVE leader Ruth Davidson will today admit voters don’t trust the party, or believe it puts Scotland first.

The Tories’ vote has flatlined in recent years. The party has 15 MSPs out of 129 at Holyrood and one Scottish MP at Westminster.

“For too many people the Scottish Conservatives have been regarded as a brake on the aspirations of Scotland and not a torch-bearer,” Ms Davidson will say in a keynote speech in Edinburgh.

“Too many of our fellow Scots whose values we share simply don’t trust our motives. When it comes to Westminster elections, they see us as London’s party in Scotland not Scotland’s party in London.”