Labour 'narrowing gap' with SNP

Labour has narrowed the gap with the SNP to five points, according to a new poll by Ipsos Mori. Among those certain to vote:

  • 40% will vote SNP, down 5 points
  • 35% will vote Labour, up 3 points
  • 13% will vote Conservative, up 1 point
  • 8% will vote Liberal Democrats, up 2 points

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Salmond at SNP conference

The four-day conference will focus on the opportunities the SNP believe independence will bring Scotland, with Nationalists seeking to contrast these with the consequences of remaining part of the UK.