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12 November 2019

The Times: Tories gain 14-point general election poll lead after Brexit Party retreat

Boris Johnson has opened up a 14-point poll lead over Labour after Nigel Farage’s decision to pull Brexit Party candidates out of Tory-held seats.



A YouGov survey for The Times puts the Conservatives on 42 per cent, Labour on 28 per cent and the Liberal Democrats on 15 per cent.

It is the first time Mr Johnson’s party has been on more than 40 per cent in YouGov’s standard national polling since February, when the Brexit Party was officially launched by Mr Farage.

The polling is the first to take account of Mr Farage’s decision to pull out of 317 seats won by the Tories in 2017.

It suggests that in Conservative-held seats the overwhelming majority of Brexit Party supporters will support Mr Johnson. [...]

Full article on The Times



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