Tomorrow's Independent on Sunday carries a new ComRes poll (carried out on Wednesday and Thursday) which hopefully marks the beginning of a return to double-digit leads for the party. The numbers are:
Comparisons are with the ComRes poll published two weeks ago.
Other key findings from the survey include:
- 70% disagree with the suggestion that David Cameron's Eton education makes it harder for him to be a good prime minister for the whole country (only 20% agree)
- 66% agree that the Government’s plans for heavier taxes on people with high incomes are fair (28% disagree)
- There is a 46%-46% split on whether married couples should be given tax breaks that are not available to unmarried couples
- 34% agree that the Conservatives have the right ideas about how to get Britain out of recession (46% disagree)
7.45pm update: News tonight also of a new YouGov poll for the Sunday which has a different set of figures. They are:
The Mail on Sunday has a BPIX poll – for which 2,036 people were interviewed on Thursday and Friday – which has the following figures:
Conservatives – 41%
Labour – 30%
Lib Dems – 17%
UK Polling Report computes those numbers into a Conservative Commons majority of 38.