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Weekend polls hand momentum to Cameron's Conservatives

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Weekend polls hand momentum to Cameron's Conservatives


The final weekend of the British general election campaign brings more unwelcome news for Gordon Brown and the ruling Labour party.

Four new opinion polls give the Conservatives the momentum as the leaders crank up their efforts ahead of Thursday’s vote.

While in Sunderland in the north east of England Gordon Brown had to deal with a heckler who shouted: “What about that bigoted woman” a reference to the Gillian Duffy Row, which has dogged the Labour leader since Wednesday.

The man was forcibly removed and escorted from the premises.

Meanwhile, Tory leader David Cameron had to run the gauntlet of around 75 BNP supporters over immigration as he arrived at a medical ethics centre. Where he signed a contract for a new NHS promising increased health spending, a fund for cancer drugs and more trust for doctors and nurses.

Liberal leader Nick Clegg is calling Thursday’s vote a two-horse race after his ratings shot up following the three televised debates.

Clegg believes it is a battle between his Liberals and Cameron’s Conservatives.

However, there are indications that the LibDem surge appears to be on the wane as the election draws closer

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