Voters are slipping away from Labour in the key West Midlands election battlegrounds
|05/13/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
COVENTRY — The struggle Labour faces in the UK general election can be seen clearly in the city of Coventry, where activists fear the election of Conservative Andy Street as the West Midlands mayor last week could be a sign of worse things to come.
Street defeated Labour’s Siôn Simon to win the mayoralty in last week’s local elections. It was a major victory for the Conservatives, who overturned the 9.4% lead the Centre for Cities estimates Labour had over the Tories in 2015.
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