Poverty and job insecurity are more strongly associated with support for UKIP than migration.
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The tendency to see EU policy as a battle between competing nations should be more problematic for the left.
There’s very little evidence of the ‘magnetic pull’ of our benefits system. But there is evidence which suggests the Prime Minister wants to win back disillusioned Tory voters who’ve been attracted by UKIP.
Incomes in the West Midlands are significantly lower than in the poorest regions of Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.
The fact that David Cameron recognises the unsuitability of Jean Claude Juncker doesn’t make it any less true.