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everything has changed | books & essays | british politics | for europe, against the eu

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everything has changed | books & essays | british politics | for europe, against the eu

but under the surface, seismic shifts have taken place. 2017 was the first election in modern british political history in which social class was not a predictor of how people voted. this was because the tories had huge gains in working-class, leave-voting areas, while labour hoovered up support in middle-class remain-backing metropolitan centres. this was the election in which the tories, the old party of the establishment, took mansfield, and labour, the party of the people, took chelsea. far from reverting to two-party type, british voters are realigning british politics from within the existing structure along (largely) brexity lines. according to the post-election ashcroft polls, 68 per cent of those who voted conservative were leavers,...