UK Conservatives hold significant lead over Labour: poll

UK Conservatives hold significant lead over Labour: poll

 

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Conservative party members stage a demonstration outside the party's headquarters in London, Britain, September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

 

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative party has a 15 percentage-point lead over the opposition Labour Party, according to a poll published on Saturday, ahead of a possible national election aimed at breaking the impasse over Brexit.

 

The Conservatives garnered 37% in the Opinium poll for the center-left Observer newspaper, while Labour took 22%.

 

Reporting by Costas Pitas; Editing by Hugh Lawson

 

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