DUP set to limit damage in Northern Ireland Assembly snap election

Thursday’s snap election for the Northern Irish Assembly was inevitably going to punish the province’s largest party, the Democratic Unionists, after their First Minister Arlene Foster was tarred with suggestions of scandal around funding a renewable energy scheme. However the second and final opinion poll of the brief campaign, published today by Lucid Talk, shows […]

UK: More Labour misery in monthly ‘Standard’ survey

Yesterday saw the release of Ipsos Mori’s monthly political monitor for London’s Evening Standard newspaper. The results contain further grim tidings for the embattled opposition Labour party.     The gap between Conservatives and Labour remains immense at 11 points (40-29) down only marginally from January (43-11). The Liberal Democrats continue to improve, up two […]