Nick Tyrone Nick Tyrone

Could the Liberal Democrats become kingmakers once again?

A pact with Labour would be toxic – but they can’t afford to split the vote either


The narrative around the 2022 local elections looks something like this at present: Labour is strengthening their vote share in London, even taking former Tory citadels like Wandsworth and Westminster. Yet they are doing less well outside of the capital, where there is growth from the Corbyn era but it’s looking much smaller than they had hoped.

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