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New YouGov Poll – Tories Maintain 1% Lead

There is a new YouGov poll out tonight for tomorrow’s Sunday Times newspaper showing the Conservatives ahead of Labour by 1%:

                   Conservative               40% (no change)

                   Labour                         39% (no change)

                                                     Lib Dem                         9% (no change)

This is no change from the last YouGov poll I covered but is in interesting contrast with the Ipsos MORI poll showing Labour 6% ahead.

Changes shown are compared to the last YouGov poll I covered on 28 February.

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March 3, 2012 - Posted by | Polls

2 Comments »

  1. Yet again contradictory Polls, Labour up, then down then Tories have a small lead then lag. It needs some BIG issue to cause a breakthrough one way or the other. Perhaps reaction to The Budget in a few weeks will precipitate a REAL Tory or Labour Lead which then sustains for while rather than this tedious political see-saw.

    Comment by Steve Foley | March 4, 2012 | Reply

  2. This may interest you Richard and others who follow the Polls

    http://www.angus-reid.com/polls/44432/labour-gains-in-britain-as-disapproval-for-cameron-and-clegg-rises/

    This is showing what I would have expected at this time and if it is repllcated on other polls as a tend may indicate a breakaway from the trench warfare of the last few months when both of the two major parties were nip and tuck and only varied by a point or two. It will be intertesting to see if this Labour Lead sustains and follows through into the May 3rd Local Elections.

    Comment by Steve Foley | March 10, 2012 | Reply


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