Daily Archives: January 8, 2011

Jim Pickard

Labour are on track for victory in Thursday’s by-election in Oldham East and Saddleworth, judging by two polls released tonight.

The bigger one (of 1,503 voters) in the Sunday Telegraph by Populus has Labour at 46 per cent, the Liberal Democrats at 29 per cent and the Tories at just 15 per cent. A smaller poll of 504 people by ICM has a similar pattern with Labour 44 per cent, Lib Dems 27 per cent and Tories 18 per cent. Read more