Robert Peston, ITV’s political editor, proclaimed on Twitter that the star of the Tory party conference in Manchester wasn’t a member of Theresa May’s government but Ruth Davidson, the leader of
the Scottish branch of the unionist party.
Nicola Sturgeon’s speech at the SNP Conference in Glasgow was widely regarded as hugely successful. Commanding, ambitious, bold and progressive with rebukes for the EU and the US President as well
as the ubiquitous pop at the Tories