Labour’s lead over the Conservative Party stands at 16pts, according to the latest voting intention poll from Savanta.
The poll, conducted over the last weekend (19-21 May), sees Labour on 46% of the vote, the same vote share as the week before, and the Conservatives on 30%, up one point.
This represents the third successive poll since the local elections with a Labour elad between 16-17pts.
The Liberal Democrats, despite a strong local elections performance several weeks ago, remain on 9% in this national opinion poll.
Chris Hopkins, Political Research Director at Savanta said, “Three polls on the bounce with very similar Labour leads since the local elections shows a re-establishing of a commanding Labour lead after it appeared to drift towards the low teens. It’s difficult to see where Sunak’s fortunes can pick up, given the political news this week has once again been dominated by allegations of improper behavour from ministers and former Prime Ministers.”
“Sunak’s attempts to distance himself from the governments before him continue to be scuppered by the ghosts of Prime Ministers past, as well as some of his own appointments. All voters see is the ‘same old’ Conservative Party under Sunak, which means ultimately he’ll struggle to bring voters back to a party whose brand is so tarnished.”