Bradford West by-election: 5 initial thoughts on an astonishing result

by Stephen Tall on March 30, 2012

Here are some inital reflections on George Galloway’s stunning by-election win in Bradford West… Devastating for Labour… It is not simply the fact that Labour lost a seat they’ve held at every election since 1974. It is not simply the fact that they’ve become the first opposition party since William Hague’s Tories at Romsey 12 [...]

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by Stephen Tall on March 30, 2012

A very fair point >> Redressing the balance between the generations by @ChrisANicholson http://t.co/3aXfNViF # Good news! » RT @BBCLondonOnline Liberal Democrats hold onto marginal seat in a by-election. http://t.co/fQ5dkfDy # @hopisen I'm confused you could have thought it was (…)

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+++ Labour crashes to sensational Bradford West by-election defeat to George Galloway

by Stephen Tall on March 30, 2012

In a sensational result, George Galloway has won the Bradford West by-election for the Respect party. The former Glasgow and east London MP secured victory with more than half the votes cast, and a majority of more than 10,000. The result will be a body blow for Labour leader Ed Miliband, who had appeared to [...]



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