British Labour Party Going Down

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    Gordon Brown's Labour Party has weakest polling in nearly 30 years - the British Political Party with the longest and most intricate ties to European socialism and trade unions is being described as "very weak."

    The British Conservative Party leads polls heading into scheduled May elections, with the distinct possibility of a leadership victory for Conservative Party leader David Cameron.

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    Brown Slumps to 3rd as Election Timetable Published

    ...“Labour is very, very weak,” Ben Page, chief executive officer of Ipsos-Mori, said in an interview at Labour’s conference. “The mood here is just terrible. Most people who want to vote Labour say they expect Labour to lose.”

    The poll shows Labour supported by 24 percent of voters, compared with 25 percent for the Liberal Democrats and 36 percent for the Conservatives. Ipsos-Mori surveyed 1,003 adults. No margin of error was given.

    Worst Since 1982

    Labour hasn’t been placed third in Mori’s poll since February 1982, when the party was committed to raising taxes and unilateral nuclear disarmament....



    Brown Slumps to 3rd as Election Timetable Published (Update2) - Bloomberg.com
     

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