Students registering to vote for Labour : Morning Star

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93% have registered and over half want Corbyn for PM.


AROUND 93 per cent of students who are entitled to vote have registered to do so and most say they will vote Labour, a survey revealed yesterday.

With Jeremy Corbyn as leader, Labour has the support of 55 per cent of students, up from 23 per cent in 2005 when Tony Blair was in charge.

And the Liberal Democrats are still struggling to recover from their broken promise on tuition fees seven years ago.

Their vote share used to be between 30 and 40 per cent, making them one the most popular parties among students, until their U-turn on fees while in coalition with the Tories. The party now trails at 12 per cent.

Student support for the Conservatives is at 18 per cent and Theresa May, who is more unpopular than her predecessor David Cameron, is cited as one…

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