Triple blow for Boris Johnson as Tories lose two by-elections and party chairman quits

Triple blow for Boris Johnson as Tories lose two by-elections and party chairman quits

Triple blow for Boris Johnson as Tories lose two by-elections and party chairman quits The Conservatives saw a majority of 24,000 evaporate as the Liberal Democrats won in the Devon seat of Tiverton and Honiton while in the West Yorkshire constituency of Wakefield it was Labour that took victory. Friday 24 June 2022 07:32, UK Boris Johnson has suffered a triple blow as the Tories crashed to two by-election defeats, prompting the Conservative Party Chairman Oliver Dowden to quit. The Conservatives saw a majority of 24,000, or 40.6%, in the Devon seat of Tiverton and Honiton evaporate - a record reverse for the party - as the Liberal Democrats triumphed. In Wakefield, the red wall constituency in West Yorkshire snatched by the Conservatives in 2019, it was Labour that took …
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