Good news for Labour

Dave Levy
2 min readFeb 17, 2024

A short comment on Thursday’s by-elections i.e. 15 Feb 2024. Labour won them both, with huge swings from the Tories. In both cases, only obtaining a plurality of votes. Everyone is quite excited about what that means and watching the Tories fight like weasels in a sack will be fun if it wasn’t that we didn’t need the ultra-rightists to be defeated.

Here is Professor John Curtice commenting, and for interest, I took the poll results from today’s politico.eu who run a poll tracker and plugged the results into electoral calculus. They predict the results as follows, a Labour Majority of 290, (I…

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Dave Levy

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