IT'S a Tory special in this week's Wee Ginger Dugcast with Paul Kavanagh and editor Callum Baird.

With Boris Johnson taking a huge lead in the Tory leadership election's first round of voting, the prospect of him becoming prime minister looks even more likely.

Meanwhile, as the Scottish Government looks to secure a path to escaping that bleak future, Ruth Davidson has been accused of "rank hypocrisy" over her claims about a mandate for indyref2.

As well as breaking down all that, the Dugcast takes a look at the changing attitudes in Europe towards an independent Scotland.

Plus, we have a few details about a very special supplement that'll be coming next week...

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