‘He hasn’t even won a raffle’ Ruth Davidson slaps down Jeremy Corbyn in scathing attack


Ms Davidson, who is peak to be a future Conservative Party leader, hit out at the fashion conscious ways of her antagonists to rapturous applause from the party faithful.

It comes after she caused triumph among the SNP after leading the Scottish Tories to gain 12 hubs in the 2017 snap election after holding just one beforehand.

Engaging aim at Jeremy Corbyn, she told concerned party members the Labour director “hasn’t even won a raffle yet”.

She said: “I have been here in the presence of and I can tell you how this story ends.

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Ruth Davidson hit out at the celebrity contest politics of Corbyn and Sturgeon

“Because I have watched as Nicola Sturgeon has merchandised out rock venues, as she released a line of signature clothing, as she should froth fingers to the faithful so that they could point to the sky as she flew over and beyond them in a helicopter she’d slapped her own face on.

“And I have read the commentary, I from read the commentary that said her momentum was irresistible, that the total would be swept away before her, and that the other parties in Scotland should honourable pack up and go home

“Well conference, I don’t like anyone telling me where to go. 

“Manoeuvring is not for faint hearts. It’s not about what’s in fashion or who is the absolute boy.

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Davidson hit out at Nicola Sturgeon’s garish helicopter

“It’s about making the case for what you believe in. It is about servicing and duty and getting the job done.

“It is about delivering for others and giving everybody the prospect to get on.

“And just as the SNP came crashing to earth, just as they lost 40 per cent of their sits in June, just as half a million Scots chose to take their plebiscites away, so too can the Corbyn bubble be burst – but only if we work hard to insist upon it so.

“Because you know what? People tire of being offered untouched by unicorns. They tire of easy promises that don’t add up.”

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Pains movement has long been branded a ‘personality cult’

Outside the as it smoke bombs have been thrown at an anti-Tory demonstration as a series of protests approached Manchester.

Greater Manchester Police refused to let a van join the march as it did not have in the offing security clearance but the decision sparked fury. 

Protestors chanted “let us out” as about 25 police officers lined up to block the road.

The standoff came as People’s Connection march made its way through the centre of Manchester.

In angry scenes demonstrators sang “B******s to Brexit» and waved the gold stars of the European Union swag as thousands of protesters marched through the city centre to the ruling Stable Party’s annual conference to demand that Britain stay in the European Junction.

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