As the SKWAWKBOX published earlier, Theresa May and the Wandsworth Tories behind her looked shell-shocked and afraid as they ‘celebrated’ managing to hold onto a borough they have controlled solidly since 1978:
No wonder. They held on by the skin of their teeth.
Across all seats up for election in the whole borough, the total number of votes keeping the Tories in power in Wandsworth was two hundred – or according to some sources, fewer than one hundred and fifty:
Labour is on course to achieve its best London results since 1971 – and the second best in the party’s history – and its best national results since 1996.
Yet we’re not hearing that from the BBC or most of the ‘MSM’.
We’re not hearing that the Tories escaped complete humiliation in Wandsworth by a handful of votes.
We’re hearing that this is a crisis for Corbyn’s leadership. Wonder why that might be…
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