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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Labour's election hopes raised by four-point lead over Tories

YouGov poll taken after TV leaders’ debate puts Ed Miliband’s party on 36% and David Cameron on 32% – putting Labour within reach of majority


Ed Miliband’s hopes for the election were boosted last night by a poll showing Labour had opened up a four-point lead over the Tories following last week’s televised contest between him and David Cameron.


The YouGov poll for the Sunday Times, taken after Thursday’s Channel 4/Sky TV grilling for the two party leaders by Jeremy Paxman put Labour on 36%, and the Conservatives on 32%. If replicated on 7 May, this share of the vote could give Labour a lead of more than 60 seats in the House of Commons.


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