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What’s really happening with Labour in the polls?

Suddenly, the polls seem to be all over the place. Why do different opinion polls show different results? And how do we know which one is right?

By Martin Boon  

There is no denying that Labour are gaining in the polls. The only question is: by how much? Photo: Sophie J. Brown

It should not have come to this. The Tories were serenely sailing along, oblivious to the need to connect with the public or outline much in the way of tangible policy. Just put your faith in Theresa May, they said, who is not Jeremy Corbyn, they reminded us, and all would be well with the world. That was just one week ago. A swathe of populist free-for-all policies and…

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