The scandal, in which the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson is in the vortex, focusing on his behavior during the lockdown against the coronavirus, ie his presence in a coronation party, helped the opposition Labor to secure a 10 percentage point lead over the government Conservatives, in a new poll published today, Friday.
Poll company Savanta ComRes reported that in a survey of 2,151 adults conducted on January 13-14, the Labor Party increased its share by 5% to 42% of the vote, while the Conservatives lost a percentage. unit and are at 32%. As he points out, this is the largest share of Labor votes since 2013.
Boris Johnson claimed a sweeping victory in the 2019 elections. However, the poll says that 70% of respondents are now in favor of his resignation.
The ComRes poll shows that voters across the political spectrum are outraged by recent revelations, with only 66% of Conservative voters in the 2019 election currently expressing support for the party.