UK Local Elections
Total 6 Posts
Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton by-elections: Even Boris Johnson loyalists will now be worried for the next election.5 min read
By-election defeats in Tiverton and Honiton and Wakefield will have shaken some Conservative MPs. If he survives until next year, Boris Johnson will need credible local election results.
Boris Johnson should be very worried about what 2022 local council results mean for the next general election.4 min read
There is a strong correlation between local election results and general election results two years later. If that pattern holds, Johnson’s parliamentary majority is at risk. The Conservatives could lose up to 122 seats in the next general election.
Local elections are about the most important issues affecting our daily lives – Why do they always become a referendum on the prime minister?5 min read
Votes are for people who decide incredibly important aspects of our lives, yet they are portrayed as the voters’ way of giving the government of the day a bloody nose.
What to expect for Labour and Conservatives in England and Wales, as the pressure keeps mounting on Boris Johnson? What about Northern Ireland where Sinn Féin are favourite to become the largest party?
The party has long dominated but the scale of the lead raises questions about why the Conservatives are experiencing such unprecedented unpopularity.
Anyone chosen by the Tories to replace the PM will have been a party to, and complicit in, the lies, corruption, authoritarianism, and deceit which has characterised the Tory party under Boris Johnson.