P105 ORACLE 105 Sun28 Dec ITV 2321:00   OWEN FORECASTS  NEW YEAR COALITION SDP leader David Owen has forecast a coalition government after the next general election. Labour had chosen the unity of the political graveyard and the Tories had a false scent of victory and were "complacent in their incompetence". In a New Year's message he said: "The electorate will, I predict, not give outright victory to any of us. We will be forced to negotiate together. "The Alliance will be ready for such a challenge," said Dr Owen, who predicted an election in three to four months. Win a JOHN WEST hamper — see 123
P105 ORACLE 105 Sun28 Dec ITV 2320:10  O @N FO BCASTS  NEG YEAR C A ITION SDP leader David Owen has forecas— a coalition govdrnment after the next gen—pal election. Labour had chosen the aNHty of the political graveyard and the Tories had a false scent of victory and were "complacend in thdir il@ompetence" In a New Year's message ha said: " he electorate will, I predict, not gitD outright victory to any of us We will be forced to negotiate togdther "The Alliance will be ready for such a challenge," said Dr Owen, who predicted an election in three to four months. Win a JOHN WEST ——lper — sde 123