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As if Labour in Scotland didn't have their troubles to seek Miliband is now trying to make an explicit appeal to Tory voters in England. In an interview given to The Observer he states:
A YouGov poll commissioned by The Times puts the SNP on 49% (up 3 points) and Labour on 25% (down 4 points). Translated to seats this would give the SNP 53, Labour 4 and Tories and LibDems on 1 each.
Following on from the stunning SNP win in Glenrothes West and Kinglassie here are the results for the other Scottish by-elections held yesterday.
SNP candidate, Craig Walker, takes over 55% of the vote in the Fife by-election. The second placed Labour candidate took just over 35%.
The Co-op group (which includes the supermarket, insurance, banking and many other businesses) funds The Co-operative Party. It is a party which many people won't have heard about because it does not stand candidates in its own right in elections. Instead, the Co-operative Party works in an exclusive partnership with the Labour Party. Most customers of the Co-op won't be aware that their spending is funding Labour Party candidates.
The Daily Mail is reporting that our old friend Danny Alexander will unveil a logo tomorrow which which will be placed onto any capital project funded by the UK government.
It will be the Talk of the Glens all right but probably not for the reasons Danny would be hoping for.