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School of Politics and International Relations

Overdue boundary changes are likely to give the Tories an edge

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Professor Philip Cowley writes in the FT on present critiques around electoral boundaries and constituencies. He writes that these are lengthy overdue, with the 2019 election being contested on boundaries drawn up by a course of that started in 2000. The following election shouldn’t be fought with seats primarily based on inhabitants knowledge that can by then be nearly 1 / 4 of a century previous. Professor Cowley also examines how boundary adjustments affects both the Conservatives and Labour.

This was covered in the FT (available on request)