Trade's Lib Dem swing returns Labour

<p>I 've always suspected that publishing folk are a bunch of closet liberals, and the recent reader poll on theBookseller.com confirmed it. A hefty 40% of you plan to vote for the Liberal Democrats, with 34% holding fast with the Labour Party, and just 19% Conservative.</p><p>But running the results of the vote through the BBC's seat calculator reveals that this vote would still re-elect Labour with an 86-seat majority. Labour would have 366 seats, with the Lib Dems on 258. On this evidence the book trade should favour a switch to proportional representation.</p><p>However, on first-past-...

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