How solid is the SNP polling rise and [what] does it mean for a future minority Labour government?

Polls are polls, ie just snapshots in time. If they indicate anything reliable it’s in the trends they show over time. So over time Ashcroft’s latest marginal in Jim Murphy’s East Renfrewshire indicates the Scottish Labour leader may be inching towards political destruction: Jim Murphy in trouble according to the latest Ashcroft poll. pic.twitter.com/Z0QxeNMME6 — Britain Elects (@britainelects) April 17, 2015 If we take the polling at face value then Labour appears to be facing its own 1997 in Scotland, with …

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