Peter Hoskin

YouGov has Labour and the Tories at their closest since October 2007

YouGov has Labour and the Tories at their closest since October 2007
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Factor in the usual caveats about polling so soon after a change of government, but the latest Sun/YouGov poll is still pretty eyecatching. It has the Tories on 40 percent, Labour on 39 and the Lib Dems on 12 – the smallest gap between the two main parties since the election-that-never-was in October 2007. Here's a graph of the the two parties' positions since the beginnning of the general election campaign:

The Pollmaster General, Anthony Wells, suggests that Labour will overtake the Tories any day now.