General Election Polling Update
Please note this blog post was published over 12 months ago and so may not include the most up-to-date information, for example where regulation around investing has changed.
As the election campaign begins in earnest it is useful to examine recent polling data. It appears Boris Johnson seems to have revived Tory electoral fortunes since their low in June. This is seen in the polling data below, which shows how poll ratings for the Conservative Party have improved remarkably and have managed to open a significant lead ahead of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party.
Graph 1: UK Voting Intentions
Source: YouGov, Data as of the 12/11/2019
Whilst other polling data indicates slightly different figures, the theme of a robust Conservative lead is common, indicating perhaps that Conservative messaging on the economy, the NHS and most of all Brexit is getting a good reception by voters.