Read my coverage of the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election, held on 23 February 2017. It was triggered by the resignation of Labour MP Tristam Hunt in order to become Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Ukip’s leader at the time, Paul Nuttall, failed to get elected as an MP in this contest.


The constituency opinion polls you really should ignore

A round of constituency “polling” figures have been appearing in local newspaper titles from both the Northcliffe and Trinity Mirror groups. … Read the full post »