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New YouGov Poll – Labour’s Lead at 9%

There is a new YouGov poll in today’s Sunday Times newspaper showing the Labour lead increasing slightly to 9%:

                   Conservative               30% (down 1%)

                   Labour                          39% (up 1%)

                                                     Lib Dem                        10% (no change)

                                                     UKIP                             15% (up 1%)

This is a statistically unchanged poll with Labour’s lead in single figures and UKIP maintaining a reasonable lead over the Lib Dems. However, despite all the noise around UKIP’s progress they would most likely fail to gain a single MP on these numbers. Farage’s insistence that he should take part in any future pre-election TV leaders’ debates is good for publicity but has no real foundation. The Greens with their single elected MP have a far greater claim!

Changes shown are compared to the last YouGov poll I reported on 13 May.


June 2, 2013 - Posted by | Polls |

1 Comment »

  1. And the Greens on this poll are where??
    Of course party that has 15% of anything like it has a decent claim to be heard!

    Comment by leeski | June 3, 2013 | Reply

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