General election 2019: Did students seal Labour's victory in Canterbury?

General election 2019: Did students seal Labour's victory in Canterbury?
 

The Conservatives have beaten Labour in its traditional heartlands and strengthened elsewhere. But in the city of Canterbury Labour's Rosie Duffield bucked the trend and increased her majority in the once marginal seat. How?
On a grey and grim polling day, long queues formed on a university campus in Canterbury and another in the city centre, close to a second campus.
The council running the polling stations called in extra staff and organised a bigger room to help get the students out of the rain.
A few hours later, it was announced that Labour's incumbent MP Rosie Duffield had turned a... read more

 
14 December 2019 in Regional, Views: 31
Source: BBC
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