Labour’s ‘best London results since 1971’
Despite the Toxic Right of the Labour Party adding to the negative mix on MSM over AS.
Millions of voters have been to the polls in a night that as seen Labour gains and the best result in London’s local elections for the Party since 1971.
Jeremy Corbyn’s party had high hopes ahead of the first ballot box test since last year’s snap general election.
And in some areas it lived up to them – seizing Plymouth off the Tories and knocking out the Tories’ only Greater Manchester foothold of Trafford.
2018 Election Result: “With this share of the vote we are setting ourselves up to win a General Election.”
UPDATE: Seats Won
- Labour: 2350(+77)
- Conservative: 1332(-33)
- Liberal Democrat: 536(+75)
- Green: 39(+8)
- UKIP: 3(-123)
- Independent: 144(-4)
Vote Share Labour: 35% Con: 35% LD: 16%
“Labour have achieved a solid set of results and consolidated the advances made at last year’s general election.
In these elections we have won seats across England in places we have never held before.
We won Plymouth from the Tories, who lost control of Trafford, their flagship northern council. And Labour has won even more council seats than at our high water mark of 2014.”
I PAY TRIBUTE TO THE ENERGY, TALENT AND ENTHUSIASM OF LABOUR MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS.
In a sign of how worried they are about Labour’s advance, the Tories talked up our chances to unrealistic levels, especially in London.”
The results show they’re right to be worried – we came within a whisker of winning Wandsworth for the first time in over 40 years.” The Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn
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