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Counties that have been moving towards the Conservatives, relative to UK average

In a sense, the core of the Conservative Party is shifting from Surrey to Staffordshire.

We can see several Midlands counties which are becoming steadily more Conservative over time: Staffordshire, Shropshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.



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