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UK: Conservatives ‘set to lose Corby seat’, Labour 15% ahead

Britain’s Conservatives to lose Corby by-election: Poll Press TV Britain’s Conservatives are set for defeat in November’s by-election in the marginal constituency of Corby and East Northamptonshire in central England following the resignation of Tory MP Louise Mensch, a new poll shows.

Lord Ashcroft: Corby will vote Labour but still respects Tory toughness and …Conservative Home (blog) Labour are set for comfortable win in the Corby & East Northamptonshire by-election, according to a poll I conducted in the days following Louise Mensch’s resignation announcement. They begin the campaign with a 15-point lead: 52% to the Conservatives’ …

Corby byelection poll points to Labour majority The Guardian At the last election, the Conservative candidate Louise Mensch won the traditionally marginal seat from Labour by nearly 2000 votes. She is standing down to move to New York with her family. Lord Ashcroft, the Conservative donor who backed Mensch in …

Conservatives ‘set to lose Corby seat’ ITV News The Conservatives are will lose their Corby seat after Tory MP Louise Mensch departs, according to former deputy chairman of the party, Lord Ashcroft. Mensch has announced she intends to quit the Commons and move to New York with her family.

Labour 15% ahead in Corby by-election New Statesman (blog) When I suggested, following Louise Mensch’s resignation, that Labour would walk the Corby by-election, the party’s deputy chair Tom Watson cast doubt on my prediction, insisting that “Corby will be a very tough fight”…

Tories facing heavy defeat in Mensch seat by-election poll by the party reveals Daily Mail The seat is being fought after the sitting MP, Conservative A-lister Louise Mensch, decided to leave Northamptonshire for New York to spend more time with her American husband and three children.

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