The Conservatives ended up with twice as many votes as Labour in a former industrial constituency that has been red for..
Conservative Party (UK)
Centre-right political party in the United Kingdom
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, and also known colloquially as the Tories, Tory Party, or simply the Conservatives, is a political party in the United Kingdom. Ideologically, the Conservatives sit on the centre-right of the political spectrum. The Conservatives have been in government since 2010; as of 2019, they hold an overall majority in the House of Commons, with 365 Members of Parliament. The party also has 264 unelected members of the House of Lords, 8 members of the London Assembly, 30 members of the Scottish Parliament, 10 members of the Welsh Parliament and 7,430 local authority councillors.
Conservative Party (UK) media coverage
Shadow Communities Secretary Steve Reed admits that Labour losing Hartlepool to the Conservatives is a "shattering blow". "All of..
Britain's ruling Conservative Party won a new seat in parliament, sweeping aside the incumbent Labour Party with a victory in the..