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By-elections Part 3: a win, but not a triumph for the SNP: Airdrie and Shotts – 13th May, SNP hold, share of the vote: 46.4%
The Airdrie and Shotts By-election; squeezed between the Hartlepool triumph, and the Lib Dem Landslide...
By-elections Part 2: Confirming what we think we know: Hartlepool – 6th May, Conservative gain, share of the vote: 51.9%
In the UK governments typically lose by-elections, or at best they hold on to the seat. It is exceptional...