In my view, no Labour seat in County Durham is safe. The remaining seats all have majorities under 6,000.
Manchester and Birmingham already play host to Conservative Conference. The Party should be much bolder, and move much farther north.
Bath, Bishop Auckland, Bristol North West, Peterborough, and Wirral West are seeking candidates, as are several northern cities.
UKIP’s decline will probably allow the three main parties to each claim an increased vote share. Afterwards, the Tories will still be the largest party in local government.
A good start in wooing Tyneside’s voters would be getting its name right.
He laudably steps up each time the Government calls on him – being Minister for Portsmouth is a funny way to thank him.
More news in the wake of last week's update about the success of the campaign to Save General Election Night. One of the most intransigent authorities during the course of this campaign has been Newcastle-upon-Tyne, where Lib Dem councillor Gerry Keating, chairman of its constitutional committee, has vigorously insisted that Newcastle would count on the […]