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Everybody Lost The Newark By-Election

Everybody Lost The Newark By-Election

Lee Jenkins June 12, 2014 1

Get past Tory crowing and Lib Dem nihilism, and the results were pretty bad for everybody at Newark By elections are rare and exciting things, and between General Elections they and opinion polls are

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Did Nigel Farage Bottle Newark?

Did Nigel Farage Bottle Newark?

Backbencher May 8, 2014 0

Nigel Farage has yet again featured in the media spotlight this week after facing a barrage of criticism across the political spectrum for not contesting the Newark constituency by-election. Mr Farage faced embarrassment during

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Wythenshawe Means Everything & Nothing

Wythenshawe Means Everything & Nothing

Lee Jenkins February 13, 2014 0

The typical mid-term by-election that is really about so much more. The people of Wythenshawe and Sale East will today go to the polls and secure Labour a morale boosting but wholly expected by-election

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UKIP ride high as Cyprus falls to catastrophe

James Snell March 25, 2013 2

  The Eastleigh bye-election was another strong showing from Ukip, who now seem to have form in nearly winning seats in the House of Commons. They came second in Rotherham and Middlesbrough, as well

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Eastleigh the Big Disappointment

Milton March 1, 2013 0

  In by-elections as in any competition first is first and second is nowhere, this has never been more true of a by-election during this parliament than Eastleigh. While most by-elections this cycle have

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Why Labour Have Already Won Eastleigh

Lee Jenkins February 21, 2013 6

Despite a woeful strategy and questionable candidate, Labour will be the ultimate winners in the battle for Eastleigh. Labour arrived  comparatively late to the game in the Eastleigh by-election, the Hampshire seat made vacant

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Galloway and Jasper: The divisive politics of Respect

Galloway and Jasper: The divisive politics of Respect

Andrew Thorpe-Apps December 1, 2012 10

The Croydon North by-election, called after the death of Malcolm Wicks, took place on November 29. It was won comfortably by Labour’s Steve Reed. I am not a fan of Labour, but I found

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The Corby By-election

The Corby By-election

Backbencher November 15, 2012 2

  We give our predictions on the future of the Corby by-election. We asked two of our Editors to argue what they thought would be the most likely scenario for the seat. We urge

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Margot Parker – UKIP’s successor to Louise Mensch?

Margot Parker – UKIP’s successor to Louise Mensch?

Olly Neville October 6, 2012 4

THE first thing that struck me about Margot Parker was her friendliness. I have spoken to many political activists, candidates and politicians from a whole array of political parties, Margot certainly came across as

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