EDINBURGH, June 12 The leader of the Scottish
Conservatives supports Britain staying in the European single
market, a party source said on Monday, but is aware that may not
be the outcome of talks for Britain to leave the European Union.
Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson has bigger
stature within her party nationwide because she spearheaded a
campaign which won 13 seats in Scotland in last week's election,
while the Conservatives overall fell short of a parliamentary
Asked whether Davidson supported single market membership
the source said "yes, but she is aware that we are negotiating
and you don't always get what you want in a negotiation".
Davidson is in London on Monday to meet with Prime Minister
Theresa May, the source said. The election result has weakened
May's position just days before negotiations over the UK's
departure from the EU begin.
(Reporting by Elisabeth O'Leary; editing by Michael Holden)