Sunday, June 13, 2004
The General Election beckons
Meanwhile, Peter Hain is already trying desperately to bring Britain back to two-party politics. Labour have woken up to the threat posed by the Liberal Democrats, not just as a protest vote but as a coherent opposition party of the centre-left. His analysis is that the Tories may get in the back door. The reality is that we are likely to continue to take more Tory seats than Labour ones and that even with a rise in our vote in Labour seats, Tony Blair will get his third term, albeit with a reduced majority.