FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during an event launching the Conservative Party’s general election campaign in Birmingham, Britain, November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble
LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has gained versus the opposition Labour Party over the past month, a poll published by the Independent newspaper showed on Sunday.
The opinion poll put the Conservatives on 37%, up from 31% a month earlier, while the opposition Labour Party saw their support rise to 29% from 26%. Support for the third-placed Liberal Democrats dropped to 16% from 20%.
Polling company BMG surveyed 1,504 British adults between Nov. 5 and Nov. 8.
Reporting by David Milliken; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall