Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain October 30, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
(Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party holds around an 8-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to a Survation poll conducted by Daily Mail.
According to the poll, support for the Conservative Party stands at 34% while Labour was at 26% and the pro-European Union Liberal Democrat Party at 19%. Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party was at 12%.
Johnson and Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn will begin election campaigning on Thursday ahead of the Dec. 12 parliamentary election.
Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Schmollinger