Election '97: Labour up, Tories down in Wales

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The Independent Online
A poll for last night's HTV Wales This Week programme gave Labour 59 per cent of the Welsh vote, compared with 50 per cent achieved at the 1992 election.

Tory support has fallen from 29 per cent five years ago to 20 per cent, with the Liberal Democrat share down from 12 per cent to 9 per cent. And Plaid Cymru support is up to 10 per cent from 9 per cent. The Referendum Party's share was 1 per cent.