The Scotsman cartoon: Labour support falls in poll

Illustration: Brian Adcock

Illustration: Brian Adcock

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The SNP continues to dominate voting intentions in Scotland ahead of next May’s general election, according to a new poll.

A Guardian/ICM online poll of 1,004 adults puts support for the Nationalists at 43%, up from 19.9% at the last Westminster election.

Support for Labour has fallen to 26%, compared with 42% in 2010, while backing for the Conservatives has also dropped from 16.7% to 13%.

The poll puts the Liberal Democrats on 6%, down from 18.9% at the last election, while support for the Greens has risen from 0.7% to 4%.

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