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Activists predict Galloway to lose to Labour

PUBLISHED: 02:46 07 May 2010 | UPDATED: 15:59 05 October 2010

VERIFICATION of ballot papers has yet to finish but party activists are predicting a Labour gain for Rushanara Ali from Respect and that Jim Fitzpatrick will beat George Galloway in the newly created Poplar and Limehouse seat. Labour supporters seem qui

VERIFICATION of ballot papers has yet to finish but party activists are predicting a Labour gain for Rushanara Ali from Respect and that Jim Fitzpatrick will beat George Galloway in the newly created Poplar and Limehouse seat.

Labour supporters seem quietly confident and Respect are looking unhappy.

There seems to have been a surprising number of Conservative votes in Bethnal Green and Bow, rival activists say.

Turnout has been high with an estimated 60 to 70 per cent of the electorate voting - but official figures are not yet available.


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