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By-elections: Polls close in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton

Summary by Ground News
Last night the Conservatives suffered two huge by-election defeats in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton, on what was one of the worst nights for the party in decades. Boris Johnson’s election strategist David Canzini told ministerial aides earlier this year that they should “find the wedge issues in your department and hammer them” In recent months Johnson and his media supporters have hammered away on a whole series of such issues.
By-elections: Polls close in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton
6 days ago·London, United Kingdom

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BBC News

Voting continues in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton by-elections

Voters in Wakefield, and Tiverton and Honiton will choose their new MPs on Thursday.

6 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Boris Johnson’s future in the frame as polls close in byelections

Loss of Wakefield, and Tiverton and Honiton could push backbench Tories towards restarting efforts to oust PM

6 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Johnson ‘full of optimism’ as polls close in crunch by-elections

Boris Johnson acknowledged that mid-term votes are “never necessarily easy for any government” as polls closed in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton.

6 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Express

POLL: Should Boris Johnson resign if Conservatives lose by-elections?

BORIS JOHNSON faces a double by-election today as the Conservative Party hopes to defend seats in Wakefield and in Tiverton and Honiton. But should the Prime Minister resign if his Party is defeated? Vote in our poll.

6 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Telegraph

Tiverton and Honiton by-election: Who the candidates are and what the results could mean for the Tories

Lib Dems seek third by-election scalp in a year as they challenge Boris Johnson in 'true blue' Tory heartlands

6 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sky News

By-elections: Polls close in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton

The polls are regarded as a key test for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's leadership after 148 of his own MPs voted against him in a confidence vote.

6 days ago·United Kingdom
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