Last night was dubbed ‘Super Thursday’ by some media outlets because it saw no fewer than fourteen council by-elections. It wasn’t ‘super’ for a Tory party now reeling from losses to Labour – and even two seats to the Greens.
The results broke down as follows:
The ‘1 result to come’ was another Conservative loss. The Tories nosedived even in some of the constituencies they managed to hold – and in one lost seat their vote share fell by a massive 42 percentage points.
Tellingly, Labour also gained in Scotland while the SNP lost share – and seats:
Unsurprisingly, the BBC made little or no mention of the results, as Twitter users pointed out:
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