Political attention now turns to the Glasgow East by election, where the SNP are threatening Labour's 13,500 majority. They will be bouyed today by a YouGov poll for the Scottish Daily Telegraph which not only shows SNP support at record levels, but also that 49% of Scottish voters want the SNP to unseat Labour in Glasgow East.
The poll also shows the Conservatives doing much better on 20%, up 4% on their 2005 showing.The figures are (change from the 2005 election in brackets):
SNP: 33% (+15)
Lab: 29% (-11)
Con: 20% (+4)
Lib Dem: 14% (-9)
Last October, Labour had a lead of 42% to 27% for the SNP in the YouGov poll. I'm increasingly of the view that if Gordon Brown is toppled, ironically it will be Scotland 'wot' did it.
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