THE National's latest podcast episode looks at the row over the SNP membership numbers and the Tory Spring Budget. 

In our ninth episode, political reporters Abbi Garton-Crosbie and Steph Brawn discuss the ins and outs of the SNP's membership figures row, which parts of Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's fiscal plans impact Scotland, and the latest delay to the Ferguson Marine ferries.

Bringing you insight and analysis after First Minister's Questions, our journalists will take you through the biggest stories of the week and the latest twists and turns of the SNP leadership election.

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How did Ash Regan, Humza Yousaf, and Kate Forbes handle the latest TV debates and hustings? 

Is it a coincidence that Hunt announced £1.5m in funding for a bridge in Douglas Ross's constituency? 

What did Nicola Sturgeon say about the Spring Budget in Holyrood, and what's it going to be like when she isn't First Minister anymore? 

The National: Jeremy Hunt announced funding for two Scottish projects in the Spring BudgetJeremy Hunt announced funding for two Scottish projects in the Spring Budget (Image: PA)

Listen below to find out.

And, look out for our special bonus episodes as we chat with each of the candidates about the campaign trail so far, their independence strategy, 

You can listen to the first episode with Ash Regan here

The Holyrood Weekly podcast will be available to listen to on the Omny streaming platform, Spotify, and The National’s website each Friday. You can hear Episode 9 below.