COMMENT: Sinn Fein gobbles Labour working class vote
There are two schools of thought in Labour about the latest Sunday Business Post poll, writes Pat Leahy. "Don't panic!" and "To the lifeboats!"
A lot of the reaction to our poll yesterday centred on the decline of the Labour vote, which dropped by three points to 11 per cent since our last poll at the end of November.
Labour was also at 11 per cent in the Sunday Times poll, suggesting that the party's support is roughly where it was before the financial crisis hit in 2008.
The falling off in support was more or less predicted by some data we...
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