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UK by-elections: Johnson suffers blow as Tories lose two seats

4 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Polls in Wakefield, and Tiverton and Honiton were first since PM narrowly survived a vote of confidence this month.
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UK Conservatives lose 2 elections in blow to PM Johnson

UK Conservatives lose 2 elections in blow to PM Johnson

4 days ago   |   By WGN TV

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's leadership of the Conservative party suffered a heavy double blow as voters rejected the Tories in two by-elections.
In the the southwestern constituency of Tiverton and Honiton, the Liberal Democrats overturned a 24,000 Conservative majority to win, while the main opposition Labour Party reclaimed Wakefield in northern England.
The contests, triggered by the resignations of Conservatives hit by scandals, offered voters the chance to give their verdict on the prime minister just weeks after 41% of his own MPs cast their ballots against...
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Live by-election updates: Boris Johnson's Conservatives lose two by-elections in Wakefield and Tiverton & Honiton

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Boris Johnson during a visit to Kigali, Rwanda, in June 2022. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Boris Johnson's Conservatives have two both by-elections, adding fresh pressure onto the prime minister.
The Wakefield race was triggered after a former Tory MP was jailed for sexually abusing a 15-year-old.
Tiverton & Honiton was sparked by the resignation of Neil Parish, who watched porn in the Commons.
Boris Johnson is under fresh pressure to keep his job, after losing two key seats overnight in by-elections held in Wakefield and Tiverton & Honiton. Wakefield, a Red Wall constituency in the North of...
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