Richmond Park By-Election: Lib Dem fightback to fall short - at least for now

Zac Goldsmith is rated a worthy favourite to hold his seat
Zac Goldsmith is rated a worthy favourite to hold his seat

With Zac Goldsmith triggering a by-election by quitting the Tories over the Heathrow runway, an opening has appeared for the anti-Brexit Lib Dems. Can they take it? Paul Krishnamurty is not convinced...

"There is a danger in overstating how motivated the public are by this issue, in comparison to the Westminster Village and political activists...Just as Remain supporters were unreliable voters in June, I wonder just how motivated they will be to turn out on a cold December night for a by-election."

Paul Krishnamurty

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