State of the Campaigns

Above is the Guy News rolling poll of polls from the last seven days.

This week last year saw the biggest move in a party’s rating ever recorded by YouGov.  On April 4th, 2009 Labour were on 34%, the following YouGov poll on April 23rd had them down 7% to 27% with the Tory lead soaring to 18%.  It was the week when Smeargate revealed to voters how Brown’s Downing Street cabal really worked and Labour’s electoral hopes of a post-G20 bounce-back in the polls were finally killed.

It was, in the words of one grateful senior Tory strategist at the time, “a game-changer”…

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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