Boris Johnson news – live: By-election ‘neck and neck’ in Tory stronghold

The Independent says THE crucial by-election in the Conservative stronghold of Tiverton and Honiton is “neck and neck”, according to the Liberal Democrats.

Boris Johnson news – live: By-election ‘neck and neck’ in Tory stronghold

The Independent says THE CRUCIAL by-election in the Conservative stronghold of Tiverton and Honiton is “neck and neck”, according to the Liberal Democrats.

As voters prepare to head to the polls on Thursday in two by-elections, Sir Ed Davey suggested his party “could be on the verge of a historic victory”.

The second ballot will be held in Wakefield, which is a “red wall” seat that Sir Keir Starmer is hoping to seize back for Labour after it fell to the Tories at the 2019 election for the first time since the constituency was created in 1932.

Conservative MPs told The Independent that a double by-election defeat would be a “disaster” for the embattled Boris Johnson, who narrowly survived a vote of no confidence a fortnight ago.

Read on 

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/boris-johnson-pmqs-today-by-elections-wakefield-b2107467.html

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