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Could Labour overtake the Tories in Scotland?

9 min listen

A new poll from ComRes has shown Scottish Labour taking second place in tomorrow’s local elections, overtaking the Scottish Conservatives. On the podcast, James Forsyth explains the torrid flip-flop that Douglas Ross, leader of the Scottish Tories, has made over partygate, first calling for Boris Johnson to resign before rowing back (‘He thought that the 54 letters triggering a vote of no confidence were on their way in’).

Katy Balls also talks to Isabel Hardman about the Environment Secretary George Eustice’s suggestion that people might buy from cheaper supermarkets in order to deal with the cost-of-living crisis (‘The phrase “teaching your grandma to suck eggs” was possibly invented for this piece of advice’, Isabel says).

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