General election 2015: No clear lead in final pre-election polls

Labour and Conservatives neck-and-neck as country heads to the polls for election 2015

By John Ashmore

07 May 2015

The final clutch of opinion polls continued to put the Tories and Labour neck-and-neck today, while confirming the SNP were heading for a landslide. 

The final YouGov poll for the Sun puts both the largest parties on 34%, while its separate Scottish survey gave the SNP a huge 48%, 20 points ahead of Labour. 

The latest Survation poll for the Mirror had the Tories and Labour tied on 31.4%, with Ukip on 15.7%, while a ComRes survey for ITV/Daily Mail gave the Tories a one point lead. 

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The overall 'poll of polls' published by UK Polling Report has the Tories on 34%, just a point ahead of Ed Miliband's party.

You can keep up with all today's election action on our sister site PoliticsHomeFor Civil Service World's full guide to what the vote is likely to mean for Whitehall, click here.

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