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Rutherglen by-election: Labour’s key to unlocking Scotland?

The latest by-election could provide a chance for Labour to regain lost seats north of the border.

By Anoosh Chakelian, Freddie Hayward and Ben Walker

The former SNP MP Margaret Ferrier has been recalled by her Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituents, triggering a by-election.

Ben Walker and Freddie Hayward join Anoosh Chakelian on the New Statesman Podcast to discuss what the latest polls reveal about voting intention in the seat – formerly a Labour stronghold – and whether this might provide the platform for a Labour resurgence in Scotland.

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