In the latest Ipsos MORI poll, with fieldwork conducted before the election was called, the Conservatives have taken a 17-point lead over Labour, significantly improving on their position in September.
Conservatives 41% (+8)
Labour 24% (nc)
Lib Dems 20% (-3)
Brexit Party 7% (-3)
Greens 3% (-1)
Other 5% (nc)
Leader satisfaction ratings
- Boris Johnson has improved his satisfaction ratings with the public. 46% of British adults are now satisfied with the job he is doing as Prime Minister and 44% dissatisfied. This compares with 37% satisfied and 55% dissatisfied in September. Johnson’s net satisfaction ratings now stand at +2 – the best score for any party leader since 2017.
- In contrast, just 15% are satisfied with the job Jeremy Corbyn is doing as leader of the Labour Party and 75% are dissatisfied. His net rating of minus 60 equals the worst rating of any Leader of the Opposition in the Ipsos MORI Political Monitor series, a record that Corbyn himself set in September this year where 16% were satisfied and 76% dissatisfied with the Labour leader.
- 80% of Conservative voters are satisfied with the job Johnson is doing as PM. 9% are dissatisfied and 11% don’t know.