"In Stoke people have moved away from Labour because the town council has been lost," McDonald said. (Labour List, 25th January 2018)
Oh dear, oh dear. We do trip up these incomers, don't we, with our pesky geography. Although you might have thought that, as a big-shot lawyer, he'd have have done his basic homework about Stoke before parachuting in. Or would have been briefed by his endorsers inside the far-left Momentum wing of the Labour Party. Just on the basics, like... that we're a city not a town.