We in Telegram
Add news
March 2010 April 2010 May 2010 June 2010 July 2010
August 2010
September 2010 October 2010
November 2010
December 2010
January 2011
February 2011 March 2011 April 2011 May 2011 June 2011 July 2011 August 2011 September 2011 October 2011 November 2011 December 2011 January 2012 February 2012 March 2012 April 2012 May 2012 June 2012 July 2012 August 2012 September 2012 October 2012 November 2012 December 2012 January 2013 February 2013 March 2013 April 2013 May 2013 June 2013 July 2013 August 2013 September 2013 October 2013 November 2013 December 2013 January 2014 February 2014 March 2014 April 2014 May 2014 June 2014 July 2014 August 2014 September 2014 October 2014 November 2014 December 2014 January 2015 February 2015 March 2015 April 2015 May 2015 June 2015 July 2015 August 2015 September 2015 October 2015 November 2015 December 2015 January 2016 February 2016 March 2016 April 2016 May 2016 June 2016 July 2016 August 2016 September 2016 October 2016 November 2016 December 2016 January 2017 February 2017 March 2017 April 2017 May 2017 June 2017 July 2017 August 2017 September 2017 October 2017 November 2017 December 2017 January 2018 February 2018 March 2018 April 2018 May 2018 June 2018 July 2018 August 2018 September 2018 October 2018 November 2018 December 2018 January 2019 February 2019 March 2019 April 2019 May 2019 June 2019 July 2019 August 2019 September 2019 October 2019 November 2019 December 2019 January 2020 February 2020 March 2020 April 2020 May 2020 June 2020 July 2020 August 2020 September 2020 October 2020 November 2020 December 2020 January 2021 February 2021 March 2021 April 2021 May 2021 June 2021 July 2021 August 2021 September 2021 October 2021 November 2021 December 2021 January 2022 February 2022 March 2022 April 2022 May 2022 June 2022 July 2022 August 2022 September 2022 October 2022 November 2022 December 2022 January 2023 February 2023 March 2023 April 2023 May 2023 June 2023 July 2023 August 2023 September 2023 October 2023 November 2023 December 2023 January 2024 February 2024 March 2024 April 2024 May 2024
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
News Every Day |

UK voters send 'shout' for change to Tories as Labour sweeps local elections



Nearly two weeks after the British Conservative Party pushed through a proposal to deport asylum-seekers to Rwanda in what one lawyer called "performative cruelty" in the name of winning the general election expected later this year, the local election results announced throughout the day Friday made increasingly clear the ploy hadn't worked.

Elections expert John Curtice projected the Tories could ultimately lose up to 500 local council seats as vote counting continues into the weekend, following elections in which voters cast ballots for 2,661 seats.

The Conservatives have lost around half of the seats they are defending Curtice told BBC Radio.

"We are probably looking at certainly one of the worst, if not the worst, Conservative performances in local government elections for the last 40 years," the polling expert said.

Curtice added that if the results were replicated in a general election, Labour would likely win 34% of the vote, with the Tories winning 25%—five years after the right-wing party won in a landslide in the last nationwide contest.

Labour leader Keir Starmer said the results represented a decisive call for "change" from British voters, particularly applauding the results of a special election in Blackpool South, where Labour candidate Chris Webb won nearly 11,000 votes while Conservative David Jones came in a distant second with just over 3,200.

Webb's victory represented a 26% swing in favor of Labour.

"That's the fifth swing of over 20% to the Labour party in by elections in recent months and years. It is a fantastic result, a really first class result," Starmer said. "And here in Blackpool, a message has been sent directly to the prime minister, because this was a parliamentary vote, to say we're fed up with your decline, your chaos... your division and we want change. We want to go forward with Labour."

"That wasn't just a little message," he added. "That wasn't just a murmur. That was a shout from Blackpool. We want to change. And Blackpool speaks for the whole country in saying we've had enough now, after 14 years of failure, 14 years of decline."

The Conservatives also lost ground in the northern town of Hartlepool, where they lost six council seats. The region swung toward the Tories after the party led the push for Brexit, the U.K.'s exit from the European Union.

A similar result was recorded in York and North Yorkshire, which includes the area Conservative Prime Minister Rishi Sunak represented as a member of Parliament.

"Yorkshire voted for Brexit in 2016," wrote William Booth, London bureau chief for The Washington Post. "But long gone are the days when many Conservatives want to stand before the voters and extol the advantages of leaving the European Union, which has been, in most sectors, a flop."

Sunak, added Booth, is "betting that immigration is still an issue with resonance and has promised to 'stop the boats,' the daily spectacle of desperate migrants risking their lives on rubber rafts trying to cross the English Channel. Sunak's government plans to fly asylum seekers arriving by boat to Rwanda. No flights have taken off yet. But the Home Office last week began a self-proclaimed 'large scale' operation to detain asylum seekers destined for removal."

The Labour Party has called Sunak's Rwanda plan a "gimmick" and said it would reverse a Tory policy blocking refugees from applying for asylum.

Average wages in the U.K. last year were "back at the level during the 2008 financial crisis, after taking account of inflation," according toThe Guardian.

"This 15 years of lost wage growth is estimated by the Resolution Foundation thinktank to have cost the average work £10,700 ($13,426) a year," reported the newspaper in March. "The performance has been ranked as the worst period for pay growth since the Napoleonic wars ended in 1815."

Analysts noted one setback for Labour in Oldham, where the party lost some seats in areas with large numbers of Muslim voters to independent candidates, costing it overall control of the council.

Arooj Shah, the Labour leader of the Oldham Council, told the BBC that the party's support for Israel in its bombardment of Gaza was behind its losses.

"Gaza is clearly an issue for anyone with an ounce of humanity in them, but we've asked for an immediate cease-fire right from the start," said Shah. "We have a rise of independents because people think mainstream parties aren't the answer."

The losses "should be a wake-up call for the Starmer leadership: Every vote must be earned," said the socialist and anti-racist group Momentum. "That means calling for an immediate arms ban to Israel, calling out Israeli war crimes, and delivering real leadership on climate."
Москва

Врач-аллерголог Истринской больницы рассказала о способах борьбы с аллергией

UFC plans to be ‘flexible’ in next broadcast rights deal, including potential end to traditional PPV

Boeing passenger ‘DIES in horror turbulence’ on flight from London sparking emergency landing in latest airline tragedy

Precision in Motion: Exploring Baltic Bearing Company-Riga

LIV Golf’s Sergio Garcia misses out on U.S. Open spot, but still has chance to play

Ria.city






Read also

Where are the Hoopsfix All-Star Classic MVPs now?

Chelsea And Manchester United Boosted In Victor Osimhen Interest

Neocleous Tower’s on-schedule construction hits significant milestones

News, articles, comments, with a minute-by-minute update, now on Today24.pro

News Every Day

UFC plans to be ‘flexible’ in next broadcast rights deal, including potential end to traditional PPV

Today24.pro — latest news 24/7. You can add your news instantly now — here


News Every Day

LIV Golf’s Sergio Garcia misses out on U.S. Open spot, but still has chance to play



Sports today


Новости тенниса
Екатерина Александрова

Екатерина Александрова уступила Линетт во втором круге турнира в Страсбурге



Спорт в России и мире
Москва

Эксперт Президентской академии в Санкт-Петербурге о развитии водных видов спорта в Ставрополье



All sports news today





Sports in Russia today

Москва

Эксперт Президентской академии в Санкт-Петербурге назвала главные стимулы россиян для систематических занятий физкультурой и спортом


Новости России

Game News

Helldivers 2 studio wants to slow down the pace of updates: 'We feel a slightly lower cadence overall will benefit both us, you, and the game'


Russian.city


News Every Day

LIV Golf’s Sergio Garcia misses out on U.S. Open spot, but still has chance to play


Губернаторы России
Концерт

Тариф – Большой Концерт.


Актрисе и телеведущей Ларисе Гузеевой исполнилось 65 лет

Эксперт Президентской академии в Санкт-Петербурге о компенсации части затрат на путевки в оздоровительные лагеря в рамках нацпроекта «Семья»

Суд арестовал экс-замглавы отдела УФССП по Москве Доева за растрату 40 млн

Воскресшего Иисуса могут дополнительно установить в церквях, вместо черепа.


«Считают каждую копейку»: Юрий Лоза рассказал о трудностях Максима Галкина* и Аллы Пугачевой в Израиле

«Бах vs Рахманинов» из цикла Битва Клавиров под величественными сводами Петрикирхе

Тренер СКА Попов назвал Басту адекватным футбольным руководителем

Жена рэпера Басты опубликовала фото в купальнике


Даниил Медведев идет третьим в чемпионской гонке ATP, Андрей Рублев — пятый

Новаку Джоковичу исполнилось 37 лет в Швейцарии | Виды спорта

Арина Соболенко сняла траур по Кольцову и завела новые романтические отношения

Теннисист Медведев потеряет место в рейтинге ATP



Воскресшего Иисуса могут дополнительно установить в церквях, вместо черепа.

НАЛОГИ С ЗАРПЛАТ И НДС МОГУТ ОТМЕНИТЬ?! Государственная Дума и Правительство РФ оптимизируют налоги.

Эксперт Президентской академии в Санкт-Петербурге о ключевой роли МСП в экономике страны

Эксперт Президентской академии в Санкт-Петербурге о ключевой роли МСП в экономике страны


Культура отмене не подлежит

Сати Казанова, Ирина Нельсон, рэпер Gazan и другие артисты пригласили стать участниками Relax-медитации

Мать арестованного Попова: многие сослуживцы поддерживали его, он берег солдат

В РМАТ ПРОШЕЛ I БИЗНЕС-ФОРУМ ВЫПУСКНИКОВ РМАТ 1999-2023 ГОДА ВЫПУСКА, ПОСВЯЩЕННЫЙ 55-ЛЕТНЕМУ ЮБИЛЕЮ АКАДЕМИИ


Прокуратура МО: в сгоревшем под Истрой доме проживали мигранты, возбуждено дело

В Бескудниковском проверили качество благоустройства

ЦИПР-2024. Участники сессии «Уралхима» обсудили проблемы в области цифровизации сельского хозяйства

Форум о патриотическом воспитании в детских садах прошел в Истре



Путин в России и мире






Персональные новости Russian.city
Иоганн Себастьян Бах

«Бах vs Рахманинов» из цикла Битва Клавиров под величественными сводами Петрикирхе



News Every Day

Boeing passenger ‘DIES in horror turbulence’ on flight from London sparking emergency landing in latest airline tragedy




Friends of Today24

Музыкальные новости

Персональные новости