Tories’ lead grows to 14 points over Labour in new poll

Conservatives on 42 per cent in BMG poll versus Labour's 28 per cent


The Conservative Party’s lead over Labour has grown to 14 points in a new poll by BMG – up three points from September.

The poll of voting intention has the Tories on 42 per cent, versus the Labour Party’s stable 28 per cent, with the Lib Dems on eight, UKIP losing one point to 12 and the Green Party droping one to four per cent.

Conservatives – 42 per cent (+3)

Labour – 28 per cent (nc)

Liberal Democrats – 8 per cent (nc)

UKIP – 12 per cent (-1)

Greens – 4 per cent (-1)

Other – 6 per cent (-1)


Today’s poll follows an Ipsos Mori poll earlier this month that gave the Tories an 18 point lead over Labour, with 47 per cent – it’s biggest lead since the 2010 general election.

The Tories have been a head of Labour in most polls for some time, and the lead is only widening.


See: Labour pains: Jeremy Corbyn and a tale of two pie charts

See: Conservatives clock 18-point polling lead as UKIP support crumbles

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