Over the last two weeks in Eastleigh, UKIP forced home the message that uncontrolled immigration is an inevitable consequence of the UK’s membership of the EU. It’s time for progressives to leave the bunker, stop sounding weak, introspective and contrite and get out there and argue the case for migration.
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The relegation of the Conservative Party to third place in the Eastleigh by-election puts further pressure on the Conservative leadership to move to the Right. Yet the lesson of Eastleigh is that when it does so its voters flock to Ukip.
A graph showing election results in Eastleigh from 1955 to 2010, following Chris Huhne’s guilty plea to perverting the course of justice and resignation.