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Kingswood is traditionally won by the party which takes power at Westminster. Could the Conservative-held seat slip back to Labour control after nine years of Tory dominance?

As voters in ‘The Wood’ gear up for election day, local lad Marcus Smith hits the streets to chat to people about the main issues playing on their minds.

Marcus won’t bet on the outcome of this race as he encounters jaded, swinging and loyal voters of every persuasion. Drop your ideas of a two-dimensional electorate – the battle for Kingswood is complex and far from won, but the clock is ticking. 

Which way will Kingswood swing?

Kingswood is traditionally won by the party which takes power in Westminster. Could the Conservative-held seat slip back into Labour control after nine years of Tory dominance? As voters in ‘The Wood’ gear up for election day, local lad Marcus Smith gauges the main issues at play in this seat.

Posted by The Bristol Cable on Saturday, 7 December 2019
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