RUTH Davidson has indicated that she is ready to receive a peerage for a role in the House of Lords. 

The former Scottish Tory leader is reportedly set to be appointed to the Lords after being offered the role by Boris Johnson.

Insisting that she still wasn't sure whether she would get a nomination, she said: “I think the way that it works is – you don’t get told until you’re told. I’ve not been told, so I don’t know.”

She added: “It’s really flattering to be considered actually. The job that the House of Lords does is to scrutinise and revise legislation that’s already been drafted in the House of Commons, so they need people that have legislative experience.

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“It’s important that people from different legislatures bring their experiences to bear on it.

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“So like I say I don’t actually know, but the work that it does is quite important to make sure that the Bills that go out are spit-spot and Bristol fashion.”

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Responding to whether she would accept the peerage, Davidson said: “I think there are pretty few people that turn them down. I’ve made no secret of the fact that I’m going to be leaving Holyrood in March of next year.

“I’m not coming back. I think I’ve got more to give to politics. If this is offered I would have to give it serious consideration.”

She said that her main plan was to hold several small roles after leaving Holyrood in 2021 and that she wasn't "looking for another big job".

As a Remainer, Davidson said she was still "pretty conflicted about Brexit".

Yesterday, SNP MSP George Adam said Davidson must resign from Holyrood if she takes up the Westminster position.

He said: “If this speculation is accurate then Ruth Davidson needs to stand down from the Scottish Parliament and allow the people of Edinburgh Central to be represented by someone who treats it as a serious, full-time job, instead of by a part-timer who continues to pocket an MSP’s salary.

“With this reported peerage, Ruth Davidson is now set to be rewarded for failure – being handed a fat salary and a permanent place in parliament without having to answer to constituents.”