Has Brexit made the breakup of the UK more likely? – BBC Newsnight

The Acts of Union of 1707 led to the creation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Can it survive Brexit?
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A YouGov poll of approximately 900 Conservative Party members found that 63% of those surveyed would prefer Brexit to go ahead even it caused Scottish independence. So how committed is the Conservative Party to keeping the UK together? Ben Chu Reports.

In the studio, Emma Barnett is joined by Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell and the SNP’s Dr Philippa Whitford.

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