UK polls put political, economic stability on the line

Polls say Tories and Labour are neck and neck. In victory, each must go into a coalition with anti-business parties


POPULIST and Nationalist party voters could well scuttle British political and economic stability in the coming May 7 general election.

Polls done in the last few months have consistently indicated that either the Conservatives or Labour will have to form a coalition with a smaller party with policies that could hinder business.

With just over 90 days until voters go to the booths, the Telegraph's average of the latest polls show that the Conservatives and Labour are neck and neck, each with 33 per cent of the vote.

This is a problem for the Tories as the demarcation of constituencies favours Labour. The main support for Labour comes from northern England, where small towns and villages have...

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