A safe Tory seat now has a Lib Dem MP with a majority of more than 8,000 votes. What explains the result? Is it just a range of local factors, as the Tories claim? Or has Boris Johnson alienated voters in the South East of England? Plus – Tim and Iain assess the state of Unionism in Northern Ireland, and the prospects for the England v Scotland clash in the Euros.
Welcome to the Reaction letters page for subscribers. This week’s letters discuss the New York Times, the sacking of Tom Scholar and the Queen.