Despite a 'cost of living' campaign that resonates strongly with the public, Labour still aren't trusted on the economy, a ComRes poll for the Sunday Indie shows. Headline vote shares are:
On the question of which party would keep the economy growing, Conservatives lead Labour by 40% to 26%; 55% support the Tory stance on dole bludgers compared to soft Labour's 16% and Cameron maintains a 14% lead over Miliband in popularity.At this stage in the electoral cycle, Labour's poll share is dire.
If UKIP can keep robbing Labour's traditional aspirational working class voters - the C2s - it will leave Miliband with a shrunken core of Guardianista middle class luvvies and inner city immigrants. The thought of Farage speaking at the Trades Union Congress may be a novel one, but not one to be dismissed...