In the Sunday papers

In the Sunday papers


    SNP internal poll shows them just 4 points behind in Glasgow East

Four days ahead of Glasgow East, the Sunday Herald is reporting SNP internal polling that shows them behind by just 4 points, while Labour internal polling shows that it will be “as tight as hell” – a 3-figure majority now looks likely. Latest Glasgow East prices are here.

The Scotland on Sunday considers the impact that the Glasgow Fair is having on the campaign, while Geoffrey Wheatcroft portrays it as a Catholics v Protestants fixture. There’s also the attack by Cardinal O’Brien on the Embryology Bill, while Brian Wilson has his say on matters in the Sunday Telegraph.

The Sunday Times reports that union leaders are ready to drop their support for Gordon Brown’s leadership if he refuses demands to relax laws on strike action, quoting one union leader: “As they say in the movie, it’s not personal, it’s just business.” Ben Brogan says that there is a “shopping list” of 130 demands.

Plans for British troops in Iraq are highlighted by several papers, and there’s comment in the Observer from Andrew Rawnsley on Alastair Darling’s current situation, while the Independent reports on the Mail under Paul Dacre finally ditching Brown and embracing Cameron.

Finally, it’s another big Sunday for sport, so if you want to bet on the Open at Birkdale, England v South Africa at Headingley, or the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim, don’t forget to bet via the betting links pages and help contribute towards the costs of keeping PB going.

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