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UK PM May’s Conservatives on 46 pct, Labour on 34 pct ahead of election according to Orb poll

Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech at the Ealing Conservative Association in London, Britain May 20, 2017. — Reuters pic
Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech at the Ealing Conservative Association in London, Britain May 20, 2017. — Reuters pic

EDINBURGH, May 20 — British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives have retained their lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of the June 8 election, but with Labour gaining ground, an Orb poll published by the Telegraph showed today.

 

The poll showed the Conservatives with 46 per cent, the same level of support versus one week ago, while Labour rose to 34 per cent, up 2 percentage points, the Telegraph said.

The Liberal Democrats fell 1 point to 7 per cent while the UK Independence Party gained 1 point to 7 per cent.

The poll was conducted between May 17 and 18, but the size of the sample was not given.. — Reuters

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