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Sarah Olney - equally damned by word and silence

I’m sure the new MP for Richmond Park will be among those who claim the Government lacks clarity on the terms of Brexit. Unfortunately, it would appear that she is not much better herself. 366 more words


Barilaro has his work cut out

19 November 2016

The result of last weekend’s by-election in Orange in central New South Wales mightn’t have been finalised as yet.  But it already has one major victim. 866 more words

Stunning victory in Grangetown

In a stunning victory in Grangetown yesterday, Plaid Cymru’s Tariq Awan has become Cardiff City Council’s latest councillor, taking the seat from Labour in a hard-fought by-election. 133 more words


Why nobody should be surprised by the Liberal Democrat showing in Witney

The main story of yesterday’s by-election for David Cameron’s former Parliamentary seat in Witney has been an apparent Liberal Democrat surge.  It was a good result, but it is one that should suprise nobody – because in recent months there has been a consistent pattern of strong Liberal Democrat results in areas where they are organised, like Central Cardiff and Sheffield.  765 more words

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Clean sweep for Plaid Cymru in Neath Port Talbot

Some excellent results for Plaid Cymru came last night in a series of by-election wins in Neath Port Talbot. Just over the hill from us, in Glynneath and in Blaengwrach, Plaid Cymru candidates scored some excellent victories. 180 more words


By-Election: Lochs (Fife)

What an interesting case to kick off our weekly analysis of local by-elections!

The final bastion of communism in the UK has fallen, after being held by Willie Clarke, the UK’s last self-professed communist in government, since 1973. 402 more words

UK Politics

Electioneering in Sheffield Brightside... in 1897

Today voters across the country go to the polls. In Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough, electors will choose their new MP after the death of Harry Harpham… 1,067 more words

20th Century History