Thursday, February 5, 2015

Bombshell Poll: Clegg to lose seat in general election?

An exclusive ‘bombshell’ poll conducted by Survation for Unite reveals that Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg faces losing his seat at the next general election while fears over the NHS and the dangerous trade deal TTIP remain major issues for voters in Sheffield Hallam.

The poll also found a significant majority of voters who expressed an opinion in Sheffield Hallam (79 per cent) and people who voted Liberal Democrat in the 2010 (83 per cent) oppose the inclusion of the NHS in the EU-US trade deal called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

80 per cent and 83 per cent want David Cameron to exclude the from NHS falling into the scope of this agreement.

The poll of just over 1000 people also reveals that local NHS services are by far the most important issue for most voters. 45 per cent of voters generally and 51 per cent of people who voted Lib Dem in 2010 believe that the quality of local NHS services to be the most important issue.

A third of voters who expressed an opinion (33 per cent) intend to vote Labour in Sheffield Hallam in May and under a quarter (23 per cent) of voters intend to vote Liberal Democrat, dropping 30 percentage points since the 2010 general election...