Tory MPs fear for Johnson after Labour takes Wakefield and Honiton
... its various forms for well over a century, will spook Tory MPs. It is believed to be the biggest numerical majority ever overturned in a byelection, although there have been higher percentage swings in other seats. A Labour win in Wakefield, where Simon Lightwood gained a 4,925 majority against Conservatives Nadeem Ahmed, was more expected, given Labour had consistently held the seat before the 2019 election, but it still shows traction for Keir Starmer in red wall seats. The byelections were called ...
Updated: 06/24/2022
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