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Will Labour’s city strongholds turn blue on Thursday?

Analysis of last month's metro mayoral results offers a valuable clue

By Andrew Carter  

Prime Minister Theresa May is greeted by West Midlands Mayor Andy Street ahead of a visit to the UTC Aerospace Systems factory during a campaign in Wolverhampton with newly-elected West Midlands Mayor Andy Street. Photo: Jack Taylor/PA Wire/PA Images

If the last year or two have taught us one thing, it’s that predicting the results of an election is not easy. In the last week, polls showing anything from a 1-point to a 16-point Conservative lead have meant it’s hard to know just how much the UK’s electoral map will change.


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