James Forsyth

Things keep getting worse for Labour

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The BBC is now predicting that Labour’s vote share will be only 24 percent, a disaster for Gordon Brown. William Hague is bullish, claiming that tonight is a big step forward for the Conservatives. Ed Miliband, now on for Tessa Jowell, and has conceded that the government has had a bad few months. Doing a Fraser and thinking forward to Labour without Brown, you have to wonder whether Ed Miliband might be a contender. He is certainly a better media performer than the vast majority of the cabinet.

Written byJames Forsyth

James Forsyth is Political Editor of the Spectator. He is also a columnist in The Sun.

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