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Tories reeling after SIX by-election losses as #CorbynSurge continues

Now this is the kind of news we need to see more of!
The more seats Labour win, the less power the Tories have – and it can’t be too quickly done, as far as I’m concerned!

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Last night was dubbed ‘Super Thursday’ by some media outlets because it saw no fewer than fourteen council by-elections. It wasn’t ‘super’ for a Tory party now reeling from losses to Labour – and even two seats to the Greens.

The results broke down as follows:

teale.jpgThe ‘1 result to come’ was another Conservative loss. The Tories nosedived even in some of the constituencies they managed to hold – and in one lost seat their vote share fell by a massive 42 percentage points.

Tellingly, Labour also gained in Scotland while the SNP lost share – and seats:

fortissatcardonaldUnsurprisingly, the BBC made little or no mention of the results, as Twitter users pointed out:

Labour’s gains…

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