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Why do so many people now hate the Tories?

2 December 2022

8:34 PM

2 December 2022

8:34 PM

When Labour lost Hartlepool to the Tories in a parliamentary by-election 18 months ago, Keir Starmer was reported to have asked aides: ‘Why does everybody hate us?’

After the heavy Tory defeat in last night’s City of Chester by-election, Rishi Sunak would do well to pose the same question to his own lieutenants.

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