regions

Focus on… the Midlands

In this post, the team at electionforecast.co.uk discuss their predictions for the East and West Midlands. They find that the battle between the Conservatives and Labour to become the plurality party is likely to be decided in the Midlands.

See Cherry Miller’s analysis of the campaign in the (West) Midlands here.

The 105 constituencies that comprise the East and West Midlands […]

For Wales, do not see England (or Scotland)

Throughout the short campaign, this blog has been publishing a series of posts that focus on each of the electoral regions in the UK. In this post, Jac Larner discusses the key things to look out for in Wales.  

The story of electoral politics in Wales has been one defined by single-party hegemony. Since 1935 this hegemony has remained in the firm grip of […]

The North West – an important battleground

Throughout the short campaign, this blog has been publishing a series of posts that focus on each of the electoral regions in the UK. In this post, Andrew Russell discusses the key things to look out for in the North West.  

North West England is an important battleground for the 2015 general election. Of the region’s 72 Westminster seats, 26 of them could […]

Focus on…Scotland

In this post, the team at electionforecast.co.uk discuss their current predictions for Scotland. In 2010, not a single Scottish seat changed party hands. In 2015, it is likely that 70% of Scottish constituencies will return an MP from a different party to Westinster.

See Nicola McEwen’s analysis of the campaign in Scotland here.

The likely electoral change in Scotland in 2015 […]

The South East – still overwhelmingly blue?

Throughout the short campaign, this blog will be publishing a series of posts that focus on each of the electoral regions in the UK. In this post, Paul Webb discusses the key things to look out for in the South East.  

The South East of England is overwhelmingly blue. Of the 82 parliamentary constituencies spread across the counties of Kent, East […]

The West Midlands – a bellwether for the election?

Throughout the short campaign, this blog will be publishing a series of posts that focus on each of the electoral regions in the UK. In this post, Cherry Miller discusses the key things to look out for in the West Midlands. 

It would seem churlish for any contributor in this series not to stake a claim for their region as the […]

Focus on… the South West

In this post, the team at electionforecast.co.uk discuss their current predictions for the South West. They find that the Liberal Democrats are more likely than not to lose over half the seats that they currently hold in the region, with most of these seats going to the Conservatives. Also, as in other regions in the UK, the smaller, ‘insurgent’ […]

Scotland – an SNP Tsunami?

Throughout the short campaign, this blog will be publishing a series of posts that focus on each of the electoral regions in the UK. In this post, Nicola McEwen discusses the key things to look out for in Scotland. 

Whereas Scottish Parliamentary elections give a platform to Scotland-centred issues, Westminster General Elections in Scotland are usually very British affairs. Especially since devolution […]