Boris Johnson’s Tories Have 6 Point Lead Over Labour, Poll Shows

James Amott

(Bloomberg) -- The U.K.’s ruling Conservatives have a 6 point lead over the opposition Labour Party and Boris Johnson is more than twice as popular as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as a future prime minister, a ComRes poll for the Express newspaper showed.

The Tory party attracted 33% of voting intentions in a snap general election, compared with 27% for Labour, 18% for the Liberal Democrats and 12% for the Brexit Party.Johnson would be the best prime minister according to 38%, while 17% said Corbyn and 12% said Jo Swinson of the Liberal Democrats.ComRes surveyed 2,018 people on Oct. 9-10.

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