Where the Tories have rallied in Scotland, Labour appear to have done so here. There is a broad range of possible Conservative targets, but only a few anticipated gains.
Posts Tagged: Newport West
“It’s a really tricky one. In previous elections it’s been a simple cross in the box, now it’s so overwhelming, I feel quite sick.”
John Bercow’s constituents aren’t alone in looking forward to the seat getting a normal MP once more.
Two seats held by the Liberal Democrats and one held by Labour form the latest tranche of Tory targets.
Lord Ashcroft: “She called the snap election, and can’t be bothered turning up to it”. My final general election focus groups
Some voters have gone off Theresa May over the course of the campaign – but many won’t switch to Labour because of Brexit.
Plus: UKIP abandons the field against Remain Tories. A bike-riding Minister isn’t canvassing. And: Michael Crick should apologise.
Gimson’s election diary: In Newport West, I’m reminded how much people hate politicians – and find no sign of a Tory revival
This Welsh seat contains some Corbyn enthusiasts, but a much larger number of determined non-voters.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
Latest news from round the country.
They could even tie with Labour. If they build in their 2015 success (and learn from their 2016 disappointment) more seats are definitely within reach.
Another region, another strong Conservative result against a mismanaged Labour campaign plagued by local miseries.
The third piece in our series examines the four-way battle for the hearts and minds of voters in Wales.
ConHome pressed for more seats to select sooner – it seems CCHQ has listened.