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Letters | 27 October 2007

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Stolen seats

Sir: On what evidence does Stephen Pollard (Politics, 20 October) base his contention that the ‘only possible reading of the past three decades’ is that the voters ‘turn to the Conservatives only when the Labour party presents itself as unelectable’?
Since 1977, the Tories have been in power for 18 years (60 per cent of the time) and Labour for 12 years (40 per cent).

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