Mark Leach looks at the final YouthSight poll of student voting intentions ahead of the General Election. Labour are set to win the student vote, with the Conservatives coming in 2nd place.
The latest poll of students shows a steep decline in support for the Green Party, although a healthy number of students say that they plan to vote at next month’s General Election.
A new poll shows a surge in support for The Green Party amongst students They are now the second choice party for students, moving ahead of the Conservatives for the first time. Labour remain the first choice party, but support is slipping as the General Election approaches, a trend seen amongst the wider population. This is the first time since this polling began ten years ago that any party apart from the Conservatives, Liberal Democrats or Labour have been in a top three position.