The Guardian contacted all the Tory members of Mid Devon district council’s cabinet but only one, Colin Slade, gave a comment. “We are all devastated by the result; it was unexpected and uncalled for,” he said. He refused to speak about Johnson’s position.
However, Owl thinks that this result is an accumulative combination of both National and Local politics.
A retired assistant teacher from Tiverton voted Lib Dem for the first time after becoming “fed up not just nationally, but locally” with the Conservatives. (The Times)