Published on 19 May 2017 Sections

In Bradford West, will Tories benefit as rival left-wing candidates fight it out?

To a constituency that’s always been a petri dish of political passions. Bradford West was swayed away from George Galloway by Labour’s Naz Shah. Now she’s being challenged by former Respect leader, turned independent, Salma Yaqoob. With two left-wing women fighting it out, a young Tory male, among others, is hoping to benefit. And the campaign has had plenty of drama already.