Copeland by-election

Labour haven’t hit rock bottom yet

25 February 2017 10:35

Copeland was a truly awful result for Labour. But as I say in The Sun this morning, the really alarming…

Polls close in Copeland and Stoke

23 February 2017 23:05

Polls have closed in the Copeland and Stoke by-elections. It is too early to say with any certainty what the…

Labour has no alternative

18 February 2017 10:35

In normal times, by-elections are bad for governing parties and good for oppositions. But it is an indicator of how…

Podcast: Will Tories or Ukip profit from abandoned Labour voters?

23 December 2016 11:42

The Copeland by-election will be a fascinating test of whether Brexit can open up more votes for the Tories in…

Labour MP Jamie Reed takes the nuclear option and quits parliament

21 December 2016 14:04

Jamie Reed, the Labour MP for Copeland, has announced he is stepping down from Parliament from the end of January…