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21 Jun 2021

Politics and Society

Paula Surridge, deputy director of UK in a Changing Europe, discusses the results of the 2021 Chesham and Amersham by-election and what it could mean for Labour. What factors changed the minds of voters?

The second thing about these voters is that they really strongly disliked Corbyn and were quite fearful of Corbyn’s Labour, and so a different Labour leader also allows them to feel a bit more comfortable moving away from the Conservatives.”

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