Labour candidates: May will win
Labour’s Joan Ryan has written to voters encouraging them to vote for her and not to be distracted by the polls, The Guardian reports. The Enfield North candidate writes: Ryan wrote: “I know from speaking to people around here that many who have previously voted Labour are thinking hard this time because, they tell me, they have more confidence in Theresa May as prime minister than they would have in Jeremy Corbyn.”
“The polls are all saying that the Conservative party will win a large majority, possibly with more MPs than they have ever had before. Realistically, no one thinks Theresa May will not be prime minister or that she will not have the majority she needs to negotiate Brexit.”
A recent poll by IpsosMori puts Labour on 40 per cent just 5 percentage points behind the Tories on 45 per cent.
However, Labour representatives on the doorsteps are saying they are not picking up on major movement to the party.
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