Greens overtake Lib Dems in the polls: Surge in support takes party into fourth place with eight per cent
Party’s support put at a record 8 per cent in Ashcroft National Poll
It means Nick Clegg’s party has slipped into fifth place on 7 per cent
8% isn’t really enough to make a great difference if it’s widely spread support. Ukip’s similar sorta level of support at the last GE might have cost Cameron 15 or 20 seats some say. And the LibDems will definitely have more seats that the Greens after the next GE, even if they have a lower national vote.
But if we get even vaguely close to having four way seats or a four way election then predicting the final result is going to be almost impossible. And fascinating……