The red wall left crumbling

by Mike Blakeney

Account Director, Energy + Industrials
December 13, 2019

General Election 2019: Boris Johnson emerges victor

The polls closed across the UK last night, the fourth major election in five years. It was a campaign dominated by Brexit and the result clears the way for its next phase. Prime minister Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street with 363 MPs (the party’s best result since Thatcher), with two seats still to declare. … Read more General Election 2019: Boris Johnson emerges victor

Rose tinted glasses: Johnson and Corbyn overrate their chances today, according to science

It’s finally decision day for the UK’s voters. All that’s left is for the candidates to pose for the cameras while voting at a local primary school, followed by what must seem a very long wait for the release of the exit poll at 10pm. As they pass the time before polls close, how highly … Read more Rose tinted glasses: Johnson and Corbyn overrate their chances today, according to science

Lots of noise but trouble is being avoided… for now

With six days to go in the election, the campaign is in entering tunnel vision mode. The level of noise and media reporting happening at this stage of the election is having less impact on changing opinions and only reaffirming existing beliefs and views held across the electorate. The Conservative Party are maintaining their disciplined … Read more Lots of noise but trouble is being avoided… for now