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Will Westminster turn red on 3rd May?

Observers are asking whether the council—run by the Conservatives since its creation—could fall to Labour in the local elections next week

By Abigail Frymann Rouch  

Adil Abdellatif. Photos: Abigail Frymann Rouch

Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Oxford Street, the West End—the list sounds like a must-see guide to England’s most prestigious symbols, and shows why running the City of Westminster is regarded as the great prize in local politics.

Since its creation in 1964, Westminster City Council has been run by the Conservatives, but observers are questioning whether it might go red…

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