12 Jun 2024

Could votes from ‘Sea Wall’ constituencies determine the election?

Unlike Brighton, which we heard about earlier, the coastal towns of England and Wales have been fertile ground for the Conservatives for well over a decade. But exclusive polling for Channel 4 News, conducted before Rishi Sunak’s D-Day debacle, shows Labour now leading in these so-called Sea Wall constituencies – by 20 points.

In the first of a series on these seaside towns, Kiran Moodley has been to Bournemouth – which has never returned a Labour MP.