The Times: Tory failure to win black and ethnic vote ‘will cost it elections’

Author: Francis Elliot


The Conservatives’ failure to attract non-white voters will have an increasingly striking effect as they grow to make up a greater proportion of the electorate, a Conservative think tank warns today.

Unless the party can shift black and ethnic minority opinion it faces losing as many as 28 seats by 2031, according to research by Onward that is to be presented to Gavin Barwell, Theresa May’s chief of staff.

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