The second in our series of pieces on how the 2017 generation of winners from Labour increased their majorities.
Posts Tagged: North East Derbyshire
Lee Rowley: North East Derbyshire was a forerunner of this election victory. Here’s what we did to win again.
For my colleagues who’ve smashed through the Red Wall – pick those bricks up and build anew.
Ben Bradley: Voters tore down the Red Wall because they were sick of Labour talking down to them and holding them back
That doesn’t mean they are all suddenly hardcore Tories. For many we were the least-worst option. But we have an opportunity to win their trust.
Johnson is a self-described “Brexity Hezza” and now has the chance to mould a Party and country in his own romantic image.
Our survey of the electoral battlefield kicks off with the East Midlands, where Labour and the Tories go head-to-head with minimal interference from smaller parties.
Labour had some startling setbacks – it was usually the independents who benefitted. Elsewhere we saw Conservative losses to the Lib Dems.
Citizens of nowhere? Or citizens of somewhere? Who should the Conservatives be targeting? Our joint event with Policy Exchange.
With Lynton Crosby, Andrew Feldman, Ben Houchen and Amber Rudd – on June 18, livestreamed on this site.
There appears to be a correlation between Conservative success and a stance that shows you support the democratic wishes of the people.
Lee Rowley: Killamarsh Conservatism – the reason North East Derbyshire bucked the trend in last week’s elections
Our approach, and our message, won the backing of communities which have previously only ever voted Labour. It can work elsewhere, too.
The local election aftermath. May and Corbyn are like two spooked children, drawing nearer for comfort as the thunder rages.
Will they now seek to appease turbulent voters by rushing her-deal-plus-the-Customs-Union through the Commons?
In the final article of our mini-series, the Onward Director says that there must also be a new strategy to help boost Britain’s productivity rate.
Good luck, Prime Minister, with your plan to split the Left. Just don’t split the Right as well while you’re at it.
Her bid to woo Labour Commons votes for a Brexit deal is part of a wider gambit.
These two MPs have not found, at the first attempt, the sort of language that will appeal to the unconverted. But nor did David Cameron.
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The shock over the overall result has distracted us from how remarkable some of each party’s gains really were.