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Conservative lead over Labour falls to two year low

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Are Tony and Cherie Blair Nothing But "CHAMPAGNE SOCIALISTS"? That's utterly ridiculous. They are not and never were socialists. Their (successful) aim was to drum any socialism out of the Labour Party and to continue the monetarist policies which Thatcher started in the 1980s, with a slightly more human face. EDIT: Ralf - I did vote for the Labour candidate in the last 4 elections. In 1997 and 2001 with a genuine belief that something different might arise. In 2005 and 2010 as an anti-Conservative vote in a Labour-Conservative marginal. My 2015 vote will be geared only towards unseating the chinless Tory prat who is currently my MP. If Labour is best placed, that's how I'll vote. I do hate what Blair and Brown did to the Labour Party, but worry that the party can't see that no one is genuinely excited and convinced by what they have to offer. The only positive thing which can be said about the Labour Party is that they aren't quite as shite as the other main parties. If you want to interpret that as an unequivocal endorsement of the Labour Party, and paint me as a Labour activist, then you haven't understood a word.
What will happen to the Labour paty if Scotland votes for independence? Hello Steve Can Labour get into power without Scotland? The answer is yes it will be difficult but not impossible. Tony Blair would've done it without the Scots. As I am sure you are aware Labour would lose 41 seats in the event of Scotland voting yes this has lead many to believe that the Tories would be in power all the time or most of the time. What happened last election was British politics was hung Cameron needed only 19 seats to get a majority and only Labour's Scottish Mps stood in the way. What is true is that all the while British politics is hung and more than likely it still is Labour cannot win out right and may struggle to form a coalition with Lib Dems for they will lose 11 and are very discredited. So that would favour the Tories. Now then as for a political force? The English Labour voter is more right wing then he Scottish one the only thing that keeps Labour vaguely resembling a left wing entity is the more traditional democratic Socialist in Scotland. In terms of what Labour will be after Scottish independence it will complete the shift to the right Labour has already started to do for like I said the English Labour voter is more right wing. Simply put Labour would fully become more a Tory Party than they are already. If you are Labour voter and you hope that one day you might be able to salvage Old Labour Scotland has to stay that's the only way you will get Labour elected on a Democratic Socialist programme is for Scotland to stay. The article below may prove useful. But anyway you slice it Scotland going is not good for Labour they will lose all their original identity and would need to win by a landslide to win out right. Labour governments are going to be fewer and every election will give the Tories an advantage I am ex Labour voter who will vote for UKIP next ATB
Why does Scotland vote Labour so much? In general Scotland is happy to be in the UK with a labour governement because we know what were getting but conservative do not do well in Scotland anymore. If Scotland get in I think SNP will get a greater vote in Scottish Elections next year and independance would be on the table.
Why does Scotland vote Labour so much? I think it was to avoid a conservative rule. I'm Scottish, and I can see quite clearly that Scotland avoid voting conservative simply because of what Thatcher did. It's bitter resentment, and nothing more. Scotland, though I do love it, it's my home and most of it's people are some of the friendliest you'll ever meet, does have it's flaws and one of the big flaws is that it has an extraordinary will to hold a grudge. We're still sore about the English invading centuries ago, and we're still bitter about Thatcher. Okay, she messed up north of the border, but lets face it, she was human, humans make mistakes all the time. Labour has made too many mistakes this time around and it's time we let them go. The point of voting is to do the best for one's country. Labour is NOT good for any of us right now. SNP is not much better with it's "WE WANT INDEPENDENCE" crap, and Lib dem...well there's a reason they didn't get a look in. Who's left? In this election it was a matter of choosing the lesser of four evils...I've never voted conservative before, but I truly think it would be the better choice to get Britain out of the mess Labour has gotten it into. I don't want independence. I love Britian, I have no right not to, given that my anscestors on my father's side are English and Welsh and Scottish. I think it's time Britain just grew up and stopped bickering over things long past.
Why does Scotland vote Labour so much? Because we're stupid. How do I know we're stupid? Because there is a viable alternative that would ensure we'd never have to suffer the indignities of a Conservative government we never voted for ever again. And eighty percent of votes cast in Scotland weren't for that party. See? We're stupid. Anyone outwith that twenty percent of voters; stupid. Voting Labour, like so many fools did; stupid. Because now we've got all those Labour MP's and we STILL likely end up with a Conservative government. What therefore was the point of voting Labour? Oh wait, there wasn't one. I'm not sure what to make of your point about the Tories having a majority of nine without Scotland. If it's intended to be a 'see, it's Scotland's fault' you're on a hiding to nothing. You could as easily blame all those seats in England who returned a Labour MP. Edit - Sanny.. you normally vote SNP but you didn't vote... I greatly hope you've got a decent reason. Aberdeen Tyke... do all Yorkshiremen use words like 'quite vile?' Anyway, my point. If you think Salmonds vile, I'm interested to note that you don't seem to apply the same standard to Brown or the exceptionally smarmy Cameron. Neither of whom I would trust any further than Salmond. I might be a party member but wee Eck's a politician; I don't actually trust any of them to any great degree.
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