The Mystery of Labour's Two-Ton U.K. Election Debacle Solved

  • Stone cost about 8,000 pounds and was destroyed after election
  • Mocked monolith was supposed to symbolize party's seriousness

In the months since the U.K.’s opposition Labour Party suffered an unexpectedly crushing defeat at the hands of voters, a mystery has persisted: The fate of the stone slab used in one of the election campaign’s most ill-conceived stunts. It may now have been solved.

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