Thursday 19 December 2013
Facts and Figures
That we still poll voting intentions every week despite now having fixed-term Parliaments is something of an oddity. But that is what we do.
If the economy is now doing so well, then we shall see how people experience it when this weekend's poll results are published.
After the much-praised Autumn Statement, the Labour lead increased to 12 points.
Moreover, once Christmas and New Year are out of the way, then we shall be back to the casting of real votes somewhere around the country every Thursday.
Both Coalition parties have been doing abysmally at that of late, and indeed for quite some time. Will their fortunes improve?
If not, then, whisper it softly, might there be no economic recovery at all? After all, if no one can relate it to their own experience.