Labour set for clear win in Heywood & Middleton

Labour are on course for a comfortable victory in this week’s Heywood & Middleton by-election. In a poll completed at the weekend I found the party on 47%, 19 points ahead of UKIP on 28%, with the Conservatives in third place on 16%.

Nearly eight in ten local voters, including 77% of those supporting UKIP, said a large part of the reason for their voting decision was that their party “have the best policies on issues I care about”.

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