The Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has paid tribute to Margaret Thatcher, following her death this morning.
“Baroness Thatcher was a true Conservative revolutionary - challenging out-dated institutions, confronting vested interests and transforming Britain into a property-owning democracy.
“She empowered millions of people in a way that was previously unimaginable and the positive impact of her legacy with be felt by thousands of families for decades to come.
“She proved to women everywhere there was nothing they couldn't accomplish.
“She will go down in history as one of the truly great Prime Ministers.”
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