Britain's Conservative Party crushes Labour Party in symbolic election

By
May 23, 2008 04:44

Britain's Conservative Party has crushed the governing Labour Party in a symbolic electoral battle. Tory candidate Edward Timpson has beaten his left-wing competitor Tamsin Dunwoody to take the parliamentary seat of Crewe and Nantwich in northwestern England. The special election was widely seen as a barometer of Labour leader Gordon Brown's popularity. Labour had held Crewe and Nantwich since its creation in 1983 and Crewe has supported Labour since World War II.


Related Content

September 21, 2019
The insane Seine, Sortie and art in Paris

By DANNY SHORKEND