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Although strangely, Wales voted very like England in the European elections.
Welsh results:
Brexit Party 32.5%
Conservatives 6.5%

UK results:
Brexit Party 30.5%
Conservatives 8.8%


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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Jun 21st, 2019 at 11:27:50 AM EST
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Can't post the map, but it's on this page of today's Grauniad:

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jun/21/more-than-half-of-tory-members-would-ruin-party-ove r-brexit

21% of Conservative Party members live in South-East England. 4% in Wales.

I used to be afew. I'm still not many.

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Fri Jun 21st, 2019 at 04:24:57 PM EST
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I had thought that that was roughly in line with population demographics more generally, but I now see on the Guardian page that SE England is defined to exclude London, so your point stands. The "Home Counties" is such a quaint term to describe the more important part of England where true conservatives live...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Jun 21st, 2019 at 07:06:34 PM EST
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I suspect that there is a significant population in Wales that considers themselves English.
by fjallstrom on Sun Jun 23rd, 2019 at 10:46:17 PM EST
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