As the SKWAWKBOX reported this morning, huge gains saw Labour humiliate the Tories and UKIP by taking Margate Central from UKIP and installing a Labour councillor in Worthing for the first time in over 40 years, in the previously-Tory Marine seat.
UKIP’s day went from bad to worse as Labour finished eating the near-defunct kippers’ lunch and trampled on its lunchbox for good measure with a stellar win in the Kent seat of Milton Regis with an even bigger gain than in Margate Central:
Labour also took the Tories’ crisps by inflicting a 9.8% loss in share on the hapless and chaotic Conservatives.
Nigel Farage was reportedly seen doing a ‘dying fish’ impression on social media:
— Dominic Penna (@DominicPenna) August 3, 2017
In the remaining result of the six last night, Labour and the Tories each held onto a seat in King’s Lynn, in spite of the LibDems standing a candidate unlike in 2015, so it was a good day all round for Labour and strong evidence that Jeremy Corbyn continues to manage the tricky Brexit issue just right, in spite of smears by the media and sabotage by a few laughably-termed ‘moderates’.
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