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Bradford West

A Quick Look At By-Election Turnout

March 12, 2013

In my recent post on the Mid Ulster by-election, I noted the exceptionally high turnout at this election in comparison to others during this Parliament.  The week before, Eastleigh had also chalked up a relatively high turnout. I thought I ought to do a quick post to look at this.  As a rule, by-elections have […]

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So What Happened At Bradford West?

March 30, 2012

I’ve always been a great fan of Alan Hansen’s football punditry: usually the most inciteful analysis together with a generous dose of Scottish dourness.  But of course his most famous moment was when he got it wrong: “You can’t win anything with kids”. As Ray North pointed out, I’ve had my own Alan Hansen moment […]

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Bradford West – A Neutral’s View

March 30, 2012

When she was asked to assess how and why Labour had done so badly in Bradford West, Harriet Harman suggested that Bradford had its ‘particular problems for Labour’ and that this was a strange result. She then suggested that Labour would mount an internal investigation into the result. As I listened to Ms. Harman, I […]

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By-Election Special: Bradford West

March 28, 2012

Although there has been less than overwhelming coverage of it, this Thursday sees a Parliamentary by-election in Bradford West, caused by the ill health of its Labour MP Marsha Singh. This is the seventh by-election of this Parliament, and the sixth in a Labour-held seat (the seventh was in Sinn Fein’s Belfast West seat) – […]

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