It highlighted the feeling of disempowerment that has been growing in towns around the UK embodied in the EU referendum result: broadly, cities voted Remain, towns voted Leave.
It continued to say that the traditional view that urban residents vote Labour and rural residents vote Conservative no long rings true.
Both sides of the political spectrum must pay attention to the needs of town residents in upcoming elections in order to secure a majority.
The Sunday Times - Why Britain’s towns are now the key election battlegrounds
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