UK: Voting intention – 25th October 2021
Tories maintain 5 point lead post-budget
The Conservatives are on 40% in our latest voting intention poll (-1 on the last poll) with Labour on 35% (-2) leaving the Tories 5 points ahead. The Lib Dems are on 8% (+1), with the Greens on 7% (+1).
Fieldwork was conducted entirely after Rishi Sunak’s budget announcement on Wednesday.
- Boris Johnson’s approval rating is now -16, almost unchanged from -18 two weeks ago. 32% approve of the job his is doing (no change) with 48% disapproving (down 2).
- Similarly, Starmer’s numbers haven’t moved much, with a net score of -9, compared to -8 two weeks ago. 27% approve of the job he is doing (-3) which 36% disapprove (-2).
- But Rishi Sunak’s numbers have improved a little, with 41% approving of the job he is doing (+1) compared to 28% who disapprove (-4). This gives him a net score of +13, up from +7 two weeks ago.