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Is this the beginning of the end for Humza Yousaf?

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After two and a half years in government together, Humza Yousaf has terminated the SNP’s governing pact with the Scottish Greens. The decision was rubber stamped at a hastily arranged meeting of the Scottish cabinet on Thursday morning. It preempts a vote by rank-and-file Green members on whether to walk away from Yousaf’s government after he ditched a key climate target.

In response, The Scottish Conservatives have tabled a vote of no confidence vote. And the Yousaf might very well lose it, now the Greens are out of the government. What will this mean for the first minister?

Katy Balls speaks to Lucy Dunn, Iain Macwhirter and Fraser Nelson. 

Produced by Oscar Edmondson. 

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