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Stoke-on-Trent demolishes UKIP and the Brexit lie

by | 24th, February 2017

Following the by-elections in Copeland  – the Tories won a seat Labour has held since it was created more than 80 years ago and Stoke-on-Trent Labour won with just 7,853 votes, seeing off UKIP leader Paul Nuttall who got a meagre 5,233 votes we know three things:

  1. Brexit killed UKIP.
  2. Labour are doomed.
  3. A vote for Brexit was not a vote for UKIP’s Little Englander politics

And then there is voter apathy. Just 36.7% of the electorate bothered to vote in Stoke-on-Trent. In Copeland the figure was 51.27%.

When the people were asked to vote on Brexit, 65.7% of people in Stoke-on-Trent voted 81,563 people wanted out of the European

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