Labour shouldn't be too sure about a majority

By Ben Page | 23 July 2014
  • Ben Page

Whatever happens next May will be highly improbable. In the last century, on only two occasions has an incumbent government increased its share of the vote after over two years in power.

The boundaries elections are fought on mean David Cameron needs an 11% lead over Ed Miliband to win.

 

Want full article access?


Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

`

Already a subscriber? Login

Politics
Top