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Conflict of interest with my role as MSP? Speak to my banker.

After a competitive selection process, former territorial army signaller and Scottish Tory leader (not really), Ruth Davidson has been appointed Special Adviser in the strategic financial and corporate communications advisory firm, Tulchan, headed up by top Tory, Andrew Feldman:

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She was the best candidate!

BBC Scotland seem to have missed this last detail but to the online researcher’s credit, at the end, write:

The UK’s largest PR trade body, the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA), has criticised Ms Davidson’s appointment. PRCA director general Francis Ingham said: “It is simply wrong for lobbying agencies to employ legislators. “The possible conflict of interest in doing so is clear, and damages the reputation of both our industry, and of the political process.”

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-50161433