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Labour fights anti-EU party for survival at polls in Brexit hotbed Stoke

Disconnect with community in declining industrial city is fodder for UKIP ahead of Feb 23 ballot

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In normal times, it would be a shoo-in for the Labour Party in Stoke-On-Trent, a blue-collar stronghold it's held since 1950. In the world of Brexit and Donald Trump, populism and anti-immigration loom large.

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THE grand Victorian pavilion in a landscaped park in downtown Stoke-on-Trent is a remnant of an English city in its prime, an industrial powerhouse hauling coal and making ceramics for the world.

The boarded-up windows, rust and peeling paint are a reminder of what such

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