North Shropshire By-Election

++ The Conservatives will hold North Shropshire but with a much reduced majority, confirming the collapse of the coalition of Brexit voters that gave Boris so much power ++

  • North Shropshire has been a safe Conservative seat
    • Never out of Tory hands since its creation in 1983
    • 76th safest out of the 361 currently held
    • Of the 26 wards of Shropshire Council which fall in the seat, 22 are held by Conservative councillors
  • It's also a pro-Brexit constituency
    • A Leave vote of 59.8 . . .

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