Business Insider reports: Jeremy Corbyn could be heading for Downing Street if a second general election is held this year, a new poll has found.
The Survation poll for the Mail on Sunday finds that Labour would win 45% of the vote to the Conservatives’ 39%, if voters were sent back to the polls.
Survation / MoS poll:
- Labour: 45% (+5)
- Conservative: 39% (-3)
- Lib Dem: 7% (-)
- UKIP: 3% (+1)
- (Changes with the general election result)
It is the first time Labour have been ahead in a national opinion poll since March 2016.
Such a result would leave Labour as the largest party in parliament with Corbyn the favourite to lead a minority or coalition government.
The poll also found that voters now believe that Theresa May should resign as prime minister. 49% believe she should now stand down as opposed to 38% who believe she should stay.
Asked if she was a “strong and stable leader” just 36% agreed and 50% disagreed. [Continue reading…]