A week in UK politics: from Jacob Rees-Mogg’s bunker to Richard Burgon’s job prospects

The final verdict on the few highs and numerous lows of the 2019 general election campaignIn the aftermath of the campaign, voters will be staggered by its best-kept secret: not the coordinates to Jacob Rees-Mogg’s underground holding cell,...

A week in UK politics: from Jacob Rees-Mogg’s bunker to Richard Burgon’s job prospects
The final verdict on the few highs and numerous lows of the 2019 general election campaign

In the aftermath of the campaign, voters will be staggered by its best-kept secret: not the coordinates to Jacob Rees-Mogg’s underground holding cell, but the Labour party’s election slogan. The tagline that literally no one was talking about was: “It’s time for real change.” To be fair to Labour, it was a promise clearly delivered, with the party helping to achieve the once impossible spectacle of a Tory MP in Blyth Valley. Real change indeed!

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