UK PM Johnson holds 12-point lead over Labour: YouGov poll


LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party holds a 12-point lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of Britain’s Dec. 12 election, according to the results of a YouGov poll published by Britain Elects on the New Statesman website.

The figures showed support for the Conservatives at 42% and Labour at 30%, both unchanged from a YouGov poll published on Tuesday. The Liberal Democrats gained a point to 16%.

Polling concluded on Friday, the website showed.

Reporting by Andy Bruce; Editing by Alexandra Hudson