ONLY four per cent of Conservative voters are switching to Labour almost a year into Keir Starmer’s leadership, polls suggest and party finances are approaching melt down.
Party insiders fear they could lose a slew of council seats in May’s local elections.
A “standstill” result, where the party gains no seats and minimises losses, would be seen as a good outcome.
Shadow ministers have been warned that the party’s 20-point poll advance has come from cannibalising the Liberal Democrat vote, which has collapsed into single figures.
Strategists have also warned that the party’s finances are in a perilous state and will worsen as the party has to fight numerous court actions.
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