18 Apr 2017

Can Labour hold on to Newcastle under Lyme?

Well even before the snap election call, Labour’s heartlands were already under attack from the Conservatives campaigning in next month’s local and mayoral elections, hoping to establish their hold on urban areas like the Midlands. Symeon Brown has been to Newcastle under Lyme in Staffordshire, where Labour hung on last time with the narrowest of margins. So what are their chances now?