UKIP has dropped four points in the latest ComRes opinion poll for tomorrow’s Independent on Sunday, shared with the Sunday Mirror. And UKIP, which was the most favourably viewed party last month, has fallen behind Labour and the Conservatives in our Favourability Index.
Con 32% (+2)
We have a ComRes opinion poll in The Independent on Sunday tomorrow, shared with the Sunday Mirror. As well asking people how they would vote in a general election, we have repeated our Favourability Index, asking if people have a “favourable or unfavourable view” of the four main parties and their leaders. This month we [...]
Can Cameron keep both Scotland in the United Kingdom and the UK in the European Union?
This isn’t a great graph: best I could do quickly with Google Spreadsheet. But it shows those intending to vote Yes in all the polls on Scottish independence since January 2102 (when the referendum question was settled).
The figure is the percentage, excluding don’t knows, who say they will vote Yes. The horizontal time line is [...]
We may have invented a new opinion polling method: the “favourability rating”. For The Independent on Sunday yesterday, ComRes included a simple set of questions, asking people if they had a favourable or unfavourable view of the four parties and their leaders. We had asked this about the two main parties and their leaders last [...]
The UK Independence Party is the most favourably regarded of all the main parties, according to a ComRes opinion poll exclusive to tomorrow’s Independent on Sunday and Sunday Mirror.
We have a ComRes opinion poll in tomorrow’s Independent on Sunday, shared with the Sunday Mirror. What is happening to the Labour lead?
We have interesting additional findings, asking a simple question of whether people feel favourable or unfavourable towards the four main parties and their leaders.
We also asked people if they agreed or disagreed with [...]
I have reverted, slightly, to my original position on UKIP in my column in The Independent on Sunday today. That is: it is an irritant to David Cameron rather than the end of his chances of remaining Prime Minister after the election.
I still haven’t had a chance to look closely at the Survation polls of marginal seats carried out for Alan Bown, a UKIP donor. I commented on them last week, and today Survation has published polls in four more constituencies, while Bown has taken out a full-page advertisement in The Daily Telegraph (pictured) making the [...]
The Conservatives have lost their advantage as a low-tax party, according to a ComRes opinion poll for tomorrow’s Independent on Sunday and Sunday Mirror.
While 30 per cent of voters expect taxes would be higher if Labour wins the next election, the same number, 30 per cent, think taxes would be higher if the Conservatives win. [...]
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