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Jeremy Corbyn will struggle to win back Ukip voters

Next year's local government elections will be critical for the new Labour leader

By Matthew Goodwin  

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The electoral challenge that is standing before Jeremy Corbyn is truly daunting. He is now the leader of a party that just attracted the third lowest share of the vote in its history. Only under Michael Foot in 1983, and Gordon Brown in 2010, did Labour attract a lower percentage of the vote. Perhaps, inevitably, many in Labour have traced their heavy…

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