Even in “safe seats” a culture of knock-every-door campaigning is needed. That was the lesson from the local elections.
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This region shows that Liberal Democrat progress, at the expense of Labour, remains modest.
The long-awaited Liberal Democrat revival in their traditional strongholds finally transpired. But the independents also made big gains.
Local elections 3) The contest with the Lib Dems – their revival has come far more at the expense of the Conservatives than of Labour
The Lib Dems have made net gains of 400 seats, so far.
Could the Yellow Party take control of Lewes, St Albans, Winchester, Teignbridge, Guildford – even Wokingham?
We are working hard to retain our seats – at a time when outside events are not helping us.
“I’ve got a series of tasks to do. I’m going to do them….but I’m looking for a professional transition to a new generation.”
Do X per cent of voters really switch once they’ve read Y leaflets, resulting in Z per cent more wins in key marginals?
Voters are fed up with decay and decline. Labour will not be able to cling on much longer.
It’s in the district council elections that the Conservatives are strongest – and so have the most to lose
The final part of our series this week on May’s elections. Will there be a LibDem revival – which polls have yet to indicate?
The improvement has been dramatic – and is a vindication for the emphasis placed on phonics by Nick Gibb, the Schools Minister.
The mundane local concerns of people going about their daily lives cannot be ignored. That doesn’t mean getting down into the gutter with the Lib Dems.
Opinion polls which show Labour in contention cannot be reconciled with the public’s contempt for the party’s leader.
The poor showing for UKIP and the Lib Dems proves those on both sides of the debate wish to move on.
Net gains for the Conservatives in England 319 seats, net Labour losses 142, net UKIP loses 137, net Lib Dem losses 28.