Alex Massie

Is heroin more popular than Toryism in Glasgow?

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Chris Dillow estimates that there are more heroin users in Glasgow North East than Tory voters*. For that matter, there are probably four heroin users in Springburn for every plucky citizen prepared to vote Liberal Democrat.

I suspect Labour won't want to use this factoid for fear it foster the impression that heroin use is much more widespread than it really is.

*In, admittedly, a by-election with a 33% turnout.

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.