This region contains a string of those ‘Labour Leave’ seats which are central to the Tory strategy – but will the Brexit Party trip them up?
Posts Tagged: Stockton South
The Australian Liberals know who their target voters are. The Conservatives don’t seem to have a clue.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
The party has selected a local candidate to win back what was one of only a few Conservative footholds in the North East.
Stockton South, Dewsbury, Plymouth Sutton and more.
In the second piece in our three-part mini-series, the Mayor tells ConservativeHome that freeport status can transform the area.
For Britain to prosper after Brexit, and Corbyn to be thwarted, the Northern Powerhouse is indispensable.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
The results here find the Tories struggling to break through, but also a strong indication of the rewards should they do so.
Christopher Pincher MP: The Conservative chance to seal the deal with voters in the Midland and North
Immigration control, more jobs, new homes – and the “big, open and comprehensive offer” that this Government can make to voters in its first hundred days.
The latest piece in our series on the marginals features some intense battles – including Stockton South.
“This is a con trick on the British people. A Labour government would still mean more borrowing, more debt, and more taxes.”
Lord Ashcroft: Only one seat changes hands in my latest Con/Lab marginals polling. Labour pulls ahead in Harrow East
It’s very tight indeed in these constituencies, but Ed Miliband’s party has the edge in these local campaigns on the basis of this evidence.
Transport improvements are boosting enterprise.
Some figures, courtesy of Ian Warren of Election Data.