It’s a win “Historical”, According to him. For more than fifty years in this Labor and Pro-Brexit stronghold, the British Conservative Party succeeded in getting a Member of Parliament elected in Hartlepool for the first time, which flows a real snub on Labor and its leader Keir Starr.
Jill Mortimer, who would succeed the outgoing elected official, who resigned due to allegations of sexual harassment, collected more than 15,000 votes, doubling the score of her Labor and Europhile rival. This victory strengthens the Conservatives after their take over during the 2019 legislative elections. “Red Wall” Labor, areas of northern England which are affected by dendiportization and adapt to Brexit.
“If there is a lesson to be learned from this campaign across Britain, it is that the public wants us to continue to focus on their needs and priorities.”British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Hartlep, where he had come to congratulate the winning candidate. He has actually passed without his first electoral test since the Conservative tidal wave and Breguit’s entry into force in MLA elections. “This is a place that has voted for Brexit. We have achieved Brexit and there are other things we can do for it., she added.
Progress of conservatives
Counting of local elections held in the country will continue throughout the weekend, but in any case for Boris Johnson the first results are “Very encouraging”. They show that the Tories have progressed throughout England and particularly in the north, for example gaining control of the local council of Northumberland.
“Let’s not forget: Johnson achieved Brexit, PMs are popular among voters who voted on ‘holiday’ [en faveur du Brexit]The Tory government spent astronomical funds during the epidemic and made the vaccination campaign a success. Against Kovid-19, “And the economy is turning”, Analyzed on twitter jane greenProfessor of Political Science at Oxford University. Elements that are heavily weighed down by the epidemic’s very poor record (more than 127,000 dead) and recent scandals that have exposed very close links between power and private interests.
Insult to labor
For Labor opposition leader Keir Starr, this is outrageous, and a bad omen for his goal of rebuilding Labor before the next general election in 2024. With a more moderate row than his predecessor, Jeremy Corbyn, he promised to keep the party back on track to head the formation a few months after its defeat in legislative elections.
“This is the most spectacular depiction that the party has so far failed to go to the voters of the working class who have voted “leave” », John Curtis, an expert on the British election, said on the BBC.
The call for change quickly arose among Labor. “Keir Starr needs to think twice about his strategy”, Tweeted MP Diane Abbott. “We are retreating in those areas where we have to win. The chief of labor should change direction immediately ”, Added his colleague Richard Bergen.
This by-election was held as part of a local and regional vote in England, Scotland and Wales, the largest in nearly fifty years, postponed by a year due to the epidemic.
Suspense in Scotland
Eighty million voters were called to renew some 5,000 seats in England’s 143 local assemblies, as well as the Welsh and Scottish parliaments and 13 mayors, including the capital London. Labor Sadiq Khan, who became the first Muslim mayor of a large western capital in 2016, favors a second term against his main rival, the conservative Shaun Bailey.
In Scotland, where Parliament is renewed, the future of the United Kingdom is at stake. The formation of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, the separatist of the Scottish National Party (SNP) in power, hopes to pave the way for a new referendum of self-determination for a major victory. First results are expected on Saturday evening.
Boris Johnson strongly opposed this, believing that in 2014 as one, who voted 55% in favor of staying in Britain, this could not happen. “One time generation”. Supporters of a new referendum reported that Brexit, for which the Scots were 62%, was a game-changer.
The SNP may be disenchanted after months of elections with the SNP rising and promising a majority in favor of independence, with recent surveys predicting a less-than-expected victory. “It’s actually played on the edge of a razor”, Accredited, Thursday, Nicola Sturgeon.