Another day, another grim Scotland poll for Miliband

Labour are set to lose all but five of their 40 Scottish MPs in the General Election, making it all but impossible to oust David Cameron from Downing Street, according to a new poll.

Labour are set to lose all but five of their 40 Scottish MPs in the General Election, making it all but impossible to oust David Cameron from Downing Street, according to a new poll.

The Poll by Survation for the Daily Record also found that just 2 per cent of voters completely trust Ed Miliband.

In contrast to Labour’s woes, the poll has the Scottish National Party riding high and going from six seats to 52 next year.

According to the poll of 1001 Scots, the SNP would win 45.8 per cent of the popular vote in Scotland, compared to Labour’s 23.9 per cent. The Conservatives would finish on 16.7 per cent and the Lib Dems on 6.1 per cent.

If this were replicated at the General Election it would mean the SNP winning 52 seats, Labour five, and the Conservatives and Lib Dems one each.

Further evidence suggests that Labour’s support for the No vote in the recent Scottish independence referendum has damaged their standing with Yes voters.

In more bad news for the Labour leader, Ed Miliband now has a worse personal rating in Scotland than David Cameron. Only 2 per cent of those polled completely trust Miliband, while a further 7 per cent mostly trust him and 20 per cent slightly trust him. In contrast, 59 per cent of Scots either mostly or completely distrust him.

Two per cent completely trust Cameron but 12 per cent mostly trust him.

Survation

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