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Danny Alexander poll

May 28, 2014

Martin Boon, ICM director, defends poll showing Danny Alexander could lose his Inverness seat after criticism from the MP’s office. Mr Boon said the firm’s methods were considered “the gold standard”.

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Danny Alexander poll

May 28, 2014

Danny Alexander’s spokesman: “Only 309 people contributed to the voting intention question – that is less than half of 1% of 72,500 in the constituency”

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Danny Alexander poll

May 28, 2014

Danny Alexander dismisses poll, saying: “The sample size is too small to be reliable and the whole methodology used has been criticised by other polling companies.”

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Danny Alexander poll

May 28, 2014

Chief Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander releases statement saying poll showing he will lose his Highland seat “does not bear scrutiny”.

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May 28, 2014

Poll also shows 47% of people in Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey can’t name Danny Alexander as their local MP.

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May 28, 2014

Poll shows Danny Alexander would lose Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey in a general election – finishing third behind the SNP and Labour.

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May 28, 2014

Lib Dem peer Lord Oakeshott quits party in row over poll in Nick Clegg’s seat. And reveals he has another poll – in Danny Alexander’s Highland constituency – being published now.

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May 27, 2014

Fellow Highlanders Danny Alexander, the chief secretary to the Treasury, and Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael, do not feature in the top five favoured leaders in new Lib Dem Voice poll.

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May 27, 2014

Former Lib Dem leader and Highland MP Charles Kennedy is the fifth favourite of party members to take the helm again if Nick Clegg quits, a new poll shows. Tim Farron tops list, then Vince Cable.

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Breaking

May 7, 2014

The Civil Aviation Authority backs down in row over helicopter safety changes, pushing back its deadline after North Sea industry leaders warned it could backfire and endanger workers.

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