Thursday, April 28, 2005
Voting Labour? See me afterwards
Today's Independent reports an opinion poll showing that most teachers will be voting Liberal Democrat. And more than half the teachers who voted Labour last time are switching to the Lib Dems.
The report also includes this teaser about two further polls:
Two separate polls published today by The Times Higher Education Supplement reveal that a majority of students and academics plan to vote Liberal Democrat next Thursday.The story is elaborated here:
Some 47 per cent of students have decided to back the Lib Dems, compared to 23 per cent opting for Labour and 22 per cent for the Conservatives, the Times Higher Education Supplement found.Is there anyone not voting Liberal Democrat? The Sun, apparently. If you want a good laugh, read this morning's hatchet job, 20 things about Lib Dims.
The figure is up eight points since February.
Labour is down six percentage points.
Among university lecturers and academics, 44 per cent said they planned to vote for the Lib Dems, double the number in 2001, the OpinionPanel Research poll found.