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It has been described in some quarters as a "deal with the devil". Political Editor Ian Swanson assesses the impact that the Liberal Democrats' pact with the Conservatives at Westminster might have on next year's Scottish Parliament elections
A FEW months ago, the Tories were going to win the election with a comfortable majority. A few weeks ago, the Lib Dems were set to secure a massive swing in their favour.
LEITH has had a Labour MP since the end of the Second World War – but the Liberal Democrats are doing everything they can to change that on 6 May.
IT'S one of Scotland's most marginal seats and almost anything could happen. Labour has held Edinburgh South for the past 23 years, but at the last general election the party's majority was just 405 over the Liberal Democrats, who already hold the equivalent seat in the Scottish Parliament.
WHEN Gordon Brown takes the stage to address Labour's Scottish conference in Glasgow tomorrow he will be just ten days away from the expected announcement of the general election.