Majority of voters would ‘definitely’ not support Conservatives at next election, poll finds

Over 50 per cent of voters would “positively” not assist the Conservatives on the subsequent election, a brand new ballot has discovered. 

The polling, carried out by YouGov for technique consultancy WPI, additionally suggests the social gathering is seen as too right-wing on the problems that matter most to the general public.

These polled had been discovered to be extra aligned with Labour in areas they cared most about, together with spending on public companies. The one space by which voters mentioned the Conservative would spend extra was defence, which was low down voters’ priorities. 

It comes after one other YouGov ballot recorded Rishi Sunak’s lowest approval score since he turned prime minister, with solely 26 per cent of voters having a beneficial opinion.


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Solely 26 per cent of voters having a beneficial opinion, with slightly below 40 per cent of Conservative voters in 2019 saying they’d an unfavourable view of Sunak and the social gathering.

It means Sunak’s approval rankings are decrease than these of Boris Johnson on the level at which was compelled from workplace. Nonetheless, the prime minister remains to be extra standard than the social gathering he leads.

The analysis sought to gauge voters’ politics by asking them on a scale of 1 to 10 to say how carefully they agreed with numerous statements.

Voters characterised themselves as 4.6 out of 10 on a scale with zero as left-wing and ten as right-wing. Sir Keir Starmer was deemed by voters to function at 3.9 per cent and Sunak on 7.3 per cent; it counsel these polled noticed Starmer’s values as extra carefully aligned with their very own.

The ballot additionally discovered that 54 per cent of voters would “positively” not assist the Conservatives on the subsequent election in contrast with 32 per cent who mentioned the identical of Labour.

The Conservatives have a detrimental approval score of -48 whereas Sunak has a detrimental approval score of -41. 

In distinction Labour is extra standard than Starmer. Starmer has a detrimental approval score of -20 in contrast with Labour’s approval score of -11. is the UK’s main digital-only political web site, offering complete protection of UK politics. Subscribe to our day by day publication right here.