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7 Jun 2022

What does the Tory rebellion mean to people in the Red Wall seat of Bassetlaw?

Home Affairs Correspondent

What does the larger-than-expected rebellion among Tory MPs mean to voters in seats that gave Boris Johnson his 80-seat majority?

Bassetlaw in Nottinghamshire had elected a Labour MP at every general election for more than 90 years until the Tories trounced Jeremy Corbyn’s party there in 2019.

We spoke to people in the constituency in Worksop and found that while some, like Boris Johnson, do want to move on, others are still angry about Partygate and back the rebel Tory MPs in calling for him to go.