Published on 31 May 2017

Could bellwether seat of Shipley flip again?

Political Correspondent

The constituency of Shipley in West Yorkshire could be something of a bellwether for the election. A Conservative seat for 30 years, Labour then held it from 1997 to 2005, when it switched back to the Tories. Could it flip again? Or could the appearance of the Women’s Equality Party on the ballot herald a new era?