Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds a sign as he arrives to attend a rally event in Colchester, Britain December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool
LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives have increased their lead over the opposition Labour Party slightly over the last week to 12 points, a survey by Kantar showed on Tuesday, ahead of a Dec. 12 election.
The poll put support for the Conservatives at 44%, up one point from a week earlier, while Labour was unchanged on 32%. The pro-European Union Liberal Democrats were up one point on 15%, while the Brexit Party was down one point on 2%.
Kantar surveyed 1,096 people online between Nov. 28 and Dec. 2.
Reporting by Kylie MacLellan; Editing by Hugh Lawson