Copeland and Stoke Central by-election results

by H+K United Kingdom

February 24, 2017

Copeland and Stoke Central by-election results

Brexit Vote

The failure of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party to retain both seats in the by-elections held yesterday has already resulted in recriminations from within the official opposition, with some calling the results a ‘disaster’.  Indeed they were a disaster, for those who would like to see Corbyn fall from grace.  Despite losing Copeland, Labour held Stoke … Read more

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Twitter can be an echo chamber when it comes to politics, but it comes into its own on election night, as commentators get increasingly delirious waiting for results. With a PlayStation-style parliament, swing-o-meters, exits polls and recounts in the early hours, by 6am Twitter was awash with gifs, memes and pictures of Lord Buckethead. In … Read more

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There are few times in history when a General Election loss has put a Labour leader in such a strong position. For the first summer since 2014 Labour has not been undergoing a leadership election and Party conference will not mark the end of a long, hard-fought battle. Moreover, Corbyn’s position seems relatively unassailable, at … Read more