Like Christmas Eve but more exciting for political nerds, Dan Barker, Harry Taylor and Katy Sandalls talk about the national outlook, Nick Clegg potentially losing his seat, Penistone and Stocksbridge and more.
If Theresa May is going to win the large majority she called the election to try and get, her party need to win seats like Penistone. A small market town on the outskirts of die-hard Labour Barnsley, it’s one of wealthiest towns in South Yorkshire. The middle classes of Barnsley have moved away, but have […]
Labour is set to hold Penistone and Stocksbridge according to polling company YouGov, despite predictions that the Conservatives could win the seat. The constituency had a high percentage (22.9%) of UKIP voters in the 2015 General Election, but polls suggest that they will win only 8% of votes in the upcoming election, with the Tories hoping that […]
A seat created for the 2010 election from parts of the Sheffield Hillsborough, and Barnsley West and Penistone constituencies. It has been held by Labour’s Angela Smith for the past seven years. In 2015, she had a majority of 6,700. Penny Baker (Liberal Democrat) A councillor for Stannington, Penny Baker stood for the Doncaster North […]