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Labour win controversial Brighton council by-election
Labour win controversial Brighton council by-election

Tonight Labour have narrowly won the Hanover & Elm Grove council by-election in Brighton after a controversial campaign “marred” by bin strikes and public disagreement among Green Party activists. Labour turned a substantial Green majority into a win by  only 38 votes – a significant victory for them and a serious loss for the Greens. The successful Labour candidate, Emma Daniel, […]

By elections; Leicester, Oldham, Rotherham, Somerset
By elections; Leicester, Oldham, Rotherham, Somerset

By elections where left of Labour candidate are running only;  Leicester, Abbey ward – May 9th Tessa Warrington, Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts. Twitter account, local website. Leaflets. If anyone can help with the campaign, contact her agent Steve Score on 07737978057. Oldham, Alexandra ward – May 9th Miranda Meadowcroft, Green Party. Local party website. […]

Predictions for Thursday?
Predictions for Thursday?

by Jim Jepps As we beginning the last week of campaigning let’s make a few predictions for Thursday night. In politics people have a little bit of a habit of playing their cards close to their chest and then after the fact, no matter what the result claiming a great victory. It’s a good discipline to have an […]

Towards a Parliamentary by-election strategy
Towards a Parliamentary by-election strategy

by Jim Jepps Not every by-election has led to a landslide victory for the left in the way Galloway stormed to victory in Bradford. In fact, it’s the only time that’s ever happened so we may want to take a little step back and think about having an actual by-election strategy. You see playing it by ear […]