Tony Blair agreed with Boris Johnson that devolution was mistake amid SNP independence bid

In a Zoom call with around 60 northern Conservative MPs on Monday evening, Mr Johnson described devolution as a “disaster” and as “Tony Blair’s biggest mistake”. The comments immediately drew the ire of politicians across the spectrum. Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, responded on Twitter saying: “Worth bookmarking these comments for the next time Tories say they’re not a threat to the powers of the Scottish Parliament – or, even more incredibly, that they support devolving more powers.

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