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Labour activists in 2015 'were like middle-class Ryanair passengers'

Tristram Hunt

Labour’s “metropolitan squeamishness” meant it struggled to relate to English working-class voters in the run-up to last year’s general election, and its campaigners were like middle-class Ryanair passengers “having to stomach a couple of hours’ flight with people they shared little in common with”, former candidates argue in a new book.

Polls show Tory voters are pushing Britain towards staying in EU

PM and Boris Johnson visit London cab makers

This has been the week when the polls – though not all of them – appeared to shift towards Remain. The scale of the move varied across the range of pollsters, but the big thing in all polling analysis is to look for the general direction of travel, paying particular attention to the fieldwork dates.