Last week’s General Election result has fundamentally changed the political landscape. The record-breaking statistics tell all. The biggest Conservative majority since 1987 and the worst Labour result since 1935.
Rock solid Labour seats in its northern heartlands fell to the Conservatives like a pack of cards. Seats that have never voted Conservative turned blue. That includes Tony Blair’s former Sedgefield constituency, while Dennis Skinner, the Beast of Bolsover and a Labour MP since 1970, also lost to the Conservatives. It’s remarkable. Even unbelievable.
Caution required after General Election
But while Conservatives can rejoice in the warm . . .