Analysis: When senior Tories warned they could lose Wandsworth and Westminster it sounded like expectations management. But lose them they did
Wandsworth, Westminster, West Oxfordshire – it is hard to think of more quintessentially Tory places than Margaret Thatcher’s favourite council; the borough that is home to swanky Mayfair, or David Cameron’s back yard.
Yet as the Conservatives wake up on Friday morning, they have lost all three – Wandsworth and Westminster to Labour, and West Oxfordshire to no overall control, as the Liberal Democrats march onwards in the blue wall.
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