MAIL ONLINE: May's Conservatives gain UK parliament seat as rivals suffer setbacks

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Release date: 24/2/2017

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"If you want to be an electoral force and a political force in this country you have to be able to win by-elections in difficult circumstances as a third party," Rob Ford, a politics professor from Manchester University and an expert on UKIP, told Reuters.

"If they can't do that even in the most propitious of seats, people will start to have questions."

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TitleMay's Conservatives gain UK parliament seat as rivals suffer setbacks
Media name/outletMail Online
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date24/02/17
Description"If you want to be an electoral force and a political force in this country you have to be able to win by-elections in difficult circumstances as a third party," Rob Ford, a politics professor from Manchester University and an expert on UKIP, told Reuters.

"If they can't do that even in the most propitious of seats, people will start to have questions."
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PersonsRobert Ford