Ruth Davidson speaks of fears over disclosure of mental health history

Former Scottish Tory leader says she almost did not run for post in 2011 because of concerns that medical records would come out

The former Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has said she almost did not run for the position because she feared her history of mental health problems would be exposed.

The life peer was diagnosed with clinical depression in her first year at university and said she was concerned that standing for the role of leader in 2011 would result in her medical history coming out.

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