Boris Johnson faces a bruising 24 hours ahead of two key by-election tests

Daily Mirror says BORIS JOHNSON faces a bruising 24 hours in two key by-elections today.

Boris Johnson faces a bruising 24 hours ahead of two key by-election tests

Daily Mirror says BORIS JOHNSON faces a bruising 24 hours in two key by-elections today.

Labour is tipped to win in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, as it builds back support in its former Red Wall heartlands.

And the Lib Dems are believed to be neck-and-neck with the Tories in the Devon seat of Tiverton and Honiton.

Defeat would undermine the PM’s vote-winning reputation – the reason many Tory MPs are continuing to stand by him. Tory sources were privately downbeat about their chances of retaining Wakefield.

One said: “We’re not kidding ourselves this is going to be an easy night. We all know some of this is about the Prime Minister personally.” Labour sources were upbeat about their chances of overturning the Tories’ 3,358 majority.

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https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/boris-johnson-faces-bruising-24-27305897

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