In the 2016 referendum, it was an early landslide for Leave in Sunderland that set alarm bells ringing for Remainers. Previously a Labour stronghold, it will undoubtedly be on the Brexit Party’s general election hit list, having found success here in last month’s European elections. If the Labour Party is to find itself a pathway to Number 10, it must first stop the bleeding in its traditional heartlands.
Recent YouGov polling asked voters about two different scenarios: one where Labour backs Brexit, and one where Corbyn opposes it. The . . .