Regaining University Seats from Labour

Historically a low-turnout group, the last two elections have seen the university vote morph into a highly motivated Labour block vote.

Canterbury is an obvious case in point – but arguably the same could be said for seats such as Warwick and Leamington, Reading East, Portsmouth South, Plymouth, Sutton & Devonport and Bristol North West, to name but a few.

Read my thoughts in Conservative Home on how the Conservative Party can welcome the next generation of voters with an aspirational message of freedom, opportunity and progressive social change and win back the seats in which students flocked to Corbyn’s Labour: