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The results of a poll suggests that the SNP could be making big in-roads in the South of Scotland.
It suggests Dumfries & Galloway Labour MP Russell Brown will come third in the general election. It also indicates that the seat of the Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell is under threat. Joe Pike has more.
Commenting on the latest polls by Lord Ashcroft, Scottish Labour Leader Jim Murphy has said "David Cameron will be rubbing his hands with glee when he sees these polls".
- Read more: Poll suggests SNP South of Scotland surge
But the Scottish Conservatives say this poll shows that their "are now in a real fight across Scotland".
A spokesperson for the Scottish Conservatives has said:
The Scottish National Party's General Election Campaign Director Angus Robertson MP has said the polls "are very encouraging", but that they aren't taking a single seat or vote for granted in May".
- Read more: Polls: SNP surge in 'no' and 'yes' voting areas'
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The latest round of polls from Lord Ashcroft show the Scottish National Party has experienced a surge in 'no' as well as 'yes' voting areas.
The latest polling from Lord Ashcroft suggests the SNP is pushing the Unionist parties hard in our region.