regions

The South West – contest by contest

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, Ron Johnston discusses the key things to look out for in the South West. He suggests that it is unlikely that there will be substantial change – with Labour the main beneficiary of any shifts.

See electionforecast.co.uk’s predictions for […]

Focus on… the North East

In this post, the team at electionforecast.co.uk discuss their current predictions for the North East. They find that the traditional two-party system is still strong in the region, and that although Labour may pick up a couple of seats at the expense of the Liberal Democrats, it is unlikely that the partisan distribution of North East MPs will change […]

The North East – continued Labour domination?

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, Gidon Cohen discusses the key things to look out for in the North East. 

See electionforecast.co.uk’s predictions for the North East here.

The North East, the smallest of England’s regions, has the strongest regional identity of anywhere in England. […]

Focus on… London

In this post, the team at electionforecast.co.uk discuss their current predictions for London. They predict that the Labour Party will increase its share of the seats in the capital, largely at the expense of the Conservatives. Furthermore, it is highly probable that Labour will perform better in London on May 7th than in the rest of England. 

See Tony Travers’ […]

London – The election in the capital

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, Tony Travers discusses the key things to look out for in London. 

See electionforecast.co.uk’s predictions for London here.

London has more MPs (73) than any other UK region except the South East and, despite its unique social and demographic […]

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    Northern Ireland – exactly the same as the rest of the UK, only very different

Northern Ireland – exactly the same as the rest of the UK, only very different

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, Matthew Whiting discusses the key things to look out for in Northern Ireland. 

The main issue to the fore in Northern Irish politics in the run up to the general election is pretty much […]

Focus on… the East of England

In this post, the team at electionforecast.co.uk discuss their current predictions for the East of England. They find that it is unlikely that there will be significant changes in distribution of seats across parties within the region and that the Conservatives are set to remain the dominant party in the East of England.

See Nick Wright’s analysis of the campaign […]

East of England – tired of being forgotten?

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, Nick Wright discusses the key things to look out for in the East of England. 

See electionforecast.co.uk’s predictions for the East of England here.

At his party conference last September, Ed Miliband told activists from the east […]