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General election 2015: The SNP poll surge is real

A new survey confirms that Labour is in serious trouble North of the border

By Josh Lowe  

Jim Murphy has a tough task ahead of him. © Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Jim Murphy, the Scottish Labour leader, won’t be having a great morning. It seems, according to the most detailed Scottish poll of this General Election campaign so far, that the SNP surge might well be real. Labour are in serious trouble north of the border.

The poll is by Lord Ashcroft, a Tory grandee who is unusual in Britain…

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