UK Conservatives extend lead over Labour, says Sunday Times poll

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson mops the floor to help with the clean-up at an opticians during a visit to the flood-hit town of Matlock, Derbyshire, Britain November 8, 2019. — Danny Lawson/Pool pic via Reuters
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson mops the floor to help with the clean-up at an opticians during a visit to the flood-hit town of Matlock, Derbyshire, Britain November 8, 2019. — Danny Lawson/Pool pic via Reuters

LONDON, Nov 10 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party slightly extended its lead over the opposition Labour Party over the past week, an opinion poll for the Sunday Times newspaper showed.

The Conservatives held steady on 39 per cent while the Labour Party lost 1 percentage point of support, dropping to 26 per cent, polling company YouGov said. The Liberal Democrats remained in third place, gaining 2 percentage points to 17 per cent.

YouGov questioned 1,598 British adults on Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 ahead of a national election on Dec. 12. — Reuters

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