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Posts Tagged: Stoke on Trent Central
Our region-by-region survey of possible key seats continues with a look at what is shaping up to be one of the key head-to-head confrontations between the Tories and Labour.
Former MPs Amanda Solloway and James Davies take another run at their seats as new contenders take up posts across Wales, the West Midlands, and London.
Syed Kamall: The electoral disaster that will engulf our Party if we don’t boost our ethnic minority support
Once a seat reaches 30 per cent BME population, it goes Labour. In 2010, this applied to 75 seats. By 2022, it could apply to around 120 seats.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
When was the last time you answered your landline? Actually, when was the last time you talked to anyone on the phone at all – out of preference?
Daggers are drawn yet again, as Arron Banks seeks to take the party over after the Stoke result undermined its leader.
He took a big gamble to get the People’s Army back on the front foot, and lost.
Plus: Labour goes all Smethwick in Copeland. And: Sky News dumbs down at breakfast.
Join me and hundreds of other Conservatives helping their campaigns: I know from my own by-election fight how very close they can be.
Iain Dale: Gove was focused on changing prisons for the better. Truss seems focused instead on trying to gain headlines.
Plus: Unemployment is down. Productivity is up. Wages are up. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit…
In my area, transport, there will be better jobs on the roads, at the airports and on rail, and more business success elsewhere.
Sebastian Payne visits the by-election front line to explore the depths of the Opposition’s crisis.
Robert Jenrick: Stoke-on-Trent Central can turn blue with your help. We haven’t written this by-election off.
Our candidate, Jack Brereton, is Stoke born and bred. The seat doesn’t need Paul Nuttall, who sees it as a political pawn
Iain Dale: No matter what detail the Government gives on Brexit, the Remainers will never be satisfied
Plus: Can Corbyn survive losing both by-elections? Trump has the tone of Mussolini and the content of Lindbergh. And: another Lib Dem blunder.