It’s a counter-intuitive take – but it’s what the sum of opinion polling in recent years tends to suggest.
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There are clearly questions about what’s happening in relation to voting, membership, and representation — and what the Party should or might want to do.
James Frayne: The most effective case against nationalisation is the one that neither MPs nor businesses want to use
The injection of the truth that it would mean politicians in charge of services is enough to make most people see sense.
Opinion polls catch-up. The Tories’ troubles come and go – but they keep hitting about 40 per cent, or more, in the polls
The country remains divided poll-wise into two unarmed camps. One cannot stick the Conservatives at any price. The other is unified by its fear of Corbyn.
James Frayne: May is right to drop her vote on the hunting ban – it should never have been in the manifesto in the first place
At best, people don’t think about the issue. But as soon as they do, they overwhelmingly support the ban. A vote would have been hugely damaging.
There is no point in any party piling up votes in its safer seats – assuming that voters vital to it, such as younger people in Labour’s case, turn out in large numbers in any event.
What will count most on election day is not so much how many votes are cast for each party, but how those votes are distributed across all constituencies.
The more likely Tory voters see headline figures like these, the less likely they are to turn out to vote.
The health service is meant to be the Opposition’s comfort zone, but their leader is losing even that.
The reason for the defensive reaction displayed arises from a lack of confidence regarding the status of Islam in Britain and other liberal societies.
Plus: ComRes – waving. Harris-Quinney – drowning. Bring on Zac Goldsmith. Welcome, Paul Abbott. Jeremy Corbyn, my part in his rise. And: I will miss Charles Kennedy.