That was the norm of the past ten years, in the form of Farage’s parties. There’s no reason to assume that a new challenger won’t emerge.
How the Conservatives are winning and Labour losing the working class – a pattern that the latter’s leadership candidates are set to repeat.
Onwards to Anglia, where the Liberal Democrats and Tories will be fighting hard over a small clutch of possible gains.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Alicia Kearns joins Joe Robertson and Bob Seely in the island contest.
The three would-be successors to Sir Edward Garnier. Plus, six new candidates, and the shortlist for Leeds North East.
A handful of gains from the Liberal Democrats do little to disguise a total stalemate between Labour and the Tories in this region.
The fourth in our series investigates the East of England, where the minor parties are making their presence felt in a traditional Tory-Labour front.