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David Cameron laughs off piggate with 'little prick' joke
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David Cameron laughs off piggate with 'little prick' joke

Lord Ashcroft fires back with his own jibe about Cameron's apparent failure to promote him in 2010
23 Sep 2015
Fewer voters feel country is heading in right direction
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Fewer voters feel country is heading in right direction

Ashcroft polling shows more agree that coalition policies have failed and 'it’s time for a change'
6 May 2015
The Croydon conundrum: has Ashcroft got it wrong again?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

The Croydon conundrum: has Ashcroft got it wrong again?

Poll shows sudden rise in Tory fortunes quite at odds with general swing to Labour in the capital
5 May 2015
Swing to Labour in England could give Miliband victory
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Swing to Labour in England could give Miliband victory

New polling in Scotland appears to confirm Labour’s worst fears – but there’s hope elsewhere
20 Apr 2015
Touchy old Lib Dem backers could hold key to election
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Touchy old Lib Dem backers could hold key to election

Many who voted for Clegg’s party in 2010 still don't know what to do now – and it could decisive
15 Apr 2015
DON BRIND: Tories could lose Thatcher's old seat
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

DON BRIND: Tories could lose Thatcher's old seat

New polling from marginals boosts Labour after Monday’s surprise poll giving Tories six-point lead
14 Apr 2015
Tories have left it too late, Ashcroft warns Cameron
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Tories have left it too late, Ashcroft warns Cameron

As YouGov shows Labour ahead, Tories need to fix in 24 days what they haven’t in five years. Tricky
13 Apr 2015

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Advantage Miliband, says latest polling in marginals
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Advantage Miliband, says latest polling in marginals

Ashcroft’s new surveys in Tory-held marginals point to Labour emerging as the largest party - by a whisker
9 Apr 2015
DON BRIND: Ashcroft polls dash Tory hopes
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

DON BRIND: Ashcroft polls dash Tory hopes

Cheer for Miliband, disappointment for Cameron, as national trend towards Tories fails to feed through
18 Mar 2015
Is Cameron-Clegg coalition really doomed to extinction?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Is Cameron-Clegg coalition really doomed to extinction?

One prediction says it’s curtains – but Peter Kellner of YouGov says they have a chance of a comeback
17 Mar 2015
Tories take four-point lead in two polls: but is it a trend?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Tories take four-point lead in two polls: but is it a trend?

Will it relieve tensions between Aussie election guru Lynton Crosby and those whinging Tory Poms?
10 Mar 2015
DON BRIND: Labour retake lead as Tories dip
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

DON BRIND: Labour retake lead as Tories dip

And in London, Ed Miliband’s party pulls 12 points ahead of the Tories - best since last May
6 Mar 2015
ELECTION 2015: It could be a tie, says Ashcroft
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

ELECTION 2015: It could be a tie, says Ashcroft

Polling shows two main parties could tie on 272 apiece - with surging SNP holding the balance of power
5 Mar 2015
Modest Tory breakthrough in polls? It’s a definite maybe
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Modest Tory breakthrough in polls? It’s a definite maybe

Two new polls show Tories leading Labour – while Feb average has them ahead for first time in three years
3 Mar 2015
Tory alarm over London seats turning Labour on 7 May
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Tory alarm over London seats turning Labour on 7 May

Lib Dems in danger too: Simon Hughes likely to lose Bermondsey, seat he’s held for 30-plus years
26 Feb 2015
Record number of Brits favour staying in EU as Ukip sinks
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Record number of Brits favour staying in EU as Ukip sinks

As for Labour and Conservative chances on 7 May, it’s another day of ‘poller opposites’
25 Feb 2015
Labour surge past Tories in new poll, while Ukip slump
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Labour surge past Tories in new poll, while Ukip slump

Tories still have a problem persuading voters that the positive economic news benefits all, not just the rich
24 Feb 2015
DON BRIND: Why are the polls so inconsistent?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

DON BRIND: Why are the polls so inconsistent?

Tories get morale boost from six-point jump month on month – but another poll shows support diving
17 Feb 2015
Why are punters ignoring pollsters to back Tories?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Why are punters ignoring pollsters to back Tories?

Loads of money was lost in 2010 backing Tories to win an overall majority. Now they're doing it again
16 Feb 2015
Ed Miliband and the Creme de Menthe problem
Columnist Nigel Horne
In Depth

Ed Miliband and the Creme de Menthe problem

Asked what beverage Miliband would be, a focus group suggested ‘a drink nobody would order’
10 Feb 2015
DON BRIND: Ashcroft forced to apologise
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

DON BRIND: Ashcroft forced to apologise

Lord Ashcroft forced to apologise: Ed Miliband gets a break – he’s actually miles ahead in Doncaster
8 Feb 2015
Labour and Lib Dem bigwigs on the high road to disaster
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Labour and Lib Dem bigwigs on the high road to disaster

Danny Alexander and Douglas Alexander will be toppled while Alex Salmond gets an easy ride, says new polling
4 Feb 2015
The tub of lard threat to TV-shy David Cameron
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

The tub of lard threat to TV-shy David Cameron

‘Empty chair’ threat to break deadlock over election debates – but HIGNFY treatment might be better
12 Dec 2014
DON BRIND: Ed Miliband gets a rare apology
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

DON BRIND: Ed Miliband gets a rare apology

Lord Ashcroft says sorry for human error that led to Labour leader being wrongly branded a loser
2 Dec 2014
Nigel Farage shock: he could miss out on becoming an MP
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In Depth

Nigel Farage shock: he could miss out on becoming an MP

New polling by Lord Ashcroft holds warnings not only for Miliband, but for Clegg and Farage too
27 Nov 2014
How Ed Miliband could lose his own seat at general election
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

How Ed Miliband could lose his own seat at general election

If Tories are prepared to vote tactically for Ukip in Doncaster North, Ed could be ousted, says Ashcroft
27 Nov 2014
Ukip theatricals: the Tory nightmare has barely begun
Don Brind
In Depth

Ukip theatricals: the Tory nightmare has barely begun

With the Tories six points behind Labour in mega-poll, Ukip can ruin the Tories’ election hopes
29 Sep 2014
Clegg could lose his seat – but might Farage lose his way?
Don Brind
In Depth

Clegg could lose his seat – but might Farage lose his way?

Recent polling is horrible news for the Lib Dem leader - yet most people now want UK to stay in Europe
27 May 2014
Any hope for Ed Miliband? London elections hold the key
Don Brind
In Depth

Any hope for Ed Miliband? London elections hold the key

Ukip is stealing support and Ed is not impressing voters: will local elections tell a different story?
13 May 2014
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