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Voters still choose Labour despite 'unpopular' Miliband

A poll by former Conservative party deputy chairman Lord Ashcroft has found Labour could win "a comfortable majority" in the 2015 general election.

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Summary: Conservatives lose more than 100 seats

The Conservatives lost more than 100 a hundred seats while Labour gained by a similar amount.

The Conservatives passed 100 lost seats by lunchtime today, with Labour seeing a jump of 128 with 89 councils still to declare.

Ukip's surge roughly matched the losses suffered by the Liberal Democrats, as Nigel Farage's party gained 85 to the 88 lost by the coalition government's smaller partner.

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