The Red Wall
Total 6 Posts
Forget the media focus on Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer in this year’s local and regional elections, the reality is that each set of results came about through local issues and local campaigning.
Another red wall seat falls to the party of government, leaving Labour out in the cold once more. The party may have to accept that many of its old seats are simply lost.
Failing to hold the long-standing Labour seat of Hartlepool (in a region that delivered Boris Johnson a majority in 2019) would raise some serious questions about Keir Starmer’s strategy, credibility and electability.
The leadership insists the manifesto was not the problem in 2019 – but are they sure?