Could the Scottish Conservatives split from the Tory party?

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The New Statesman’s Scotland editor Chris Deerin joins Ailbhe Rea and Stephen Bush to discuss the growing rift between the Scottish Conservatives and the national party in Westminster.


They talk about how the Scottish Tories have become alienated from the party, whether it could harm them in the local elections in May, and whether they could eventually form a breakaway party.


Then in You Ask Us, the team answers a listener's question on the Welsh government’s review into radical federalism.


If you have a question for You Ask Us, email podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk.



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