General election 2019

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Labour didn’t lose its ‘red wall’ – it never had one | David Edgerton
The idea that working-class people voted Labour until Brexit came along is a fiction only the Conservatives benefit from, says modern history professor David Edgerton

David Edgerton

09, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Should Labour go big on radical change? | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to former leader Ed Miliband’s thoughts on a future direction for the party


14, Jun, 2021 @4:26 PM

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Labour needs a new agenda – not a return to Corbynism | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Owen Jones about Keir Starmer’s record so far


14, Apr, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Four aides to PM suggested Tory-linked firm for Cabinet Office work
Staff including Dominic Cummings recommended hiring Public First for research on ‘levelling up’

David Conn

15, Mar, 2021 @1:02 PM

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Tory party illegally collected data on ethnicity of 10m voters, MPs told
Information commissioner says data was voluntarily deleted amid concerns about ‘weak’ enforcement

Damien Gayle

26, Jan, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Should Labour try to win back ‘red wall’ voters? | Letters
Letters: Steve Smart warns Labour against simply trying to win back its traditional supporters in the old heartlands, Roy Boffy says these voters will be lost for ever unless the party seriously reappraises its parlous position, and Ron Glatter thinks the ‘northern problem’ is in danger of being overstated. Plus Derrick Cameron on Corbyn as a leader and Starmer as a manager


16, Dec, 2020 @6:15 PM

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Labour 'red wall' seats lost to Conservatives in 2019 might be 'lost for good'
Study shows Labour faces continuous decline unless it tackles perception it is London-centric

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

09, Dec, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Brexit and the myth of ‘mastermind’ Cummings | Letters
Letters: There was nothing new in Dominic Cummings’ political strategies, and Labour’s support in ‘red wall’ constituencies has been ebbing away for years, writes Michael Pyke. Plus letters from Dr Denis MacShane and John Airs


18, Nov, 2020 @5:31 PM

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Handling of Covid-19 increases ‘red wall’ voters’ complaints of government
Northern voters increasingly feel lockdown measures are unfairly imposed from above

Deborah Mattinson

18, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Tory election agent guilty of tricking voters into nominating candidates
Diana Dianescu posed as someone from the Green and Labour parties, and Hackney council to dupe voters

Damien Gayle

16, Oct, 2020 @4:44 PM

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Conservatives spent £16m on 2019 election win, figures show
Electoral Commission data includes £1.6m for Lynton Crosby’s polling firm

Rajeev Syal

07, Oct, 2020 @12:54 PM

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Modern, multicultural and surprisingly liberal: this is the real 'red wall' | John Harris
Attitudes in Labour’s post-industrial heartlands have a lot more in common with metropolitan Britain than you may think, says the Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

04, Oct, 2020 @2:52 PM

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