Voting intentions poll shows CON 30% (+4), LAB 40% (-1), LD 7% (-1), UKIP 12% (-4), OTHER 10% (+1)

Following last week’s large Labour lead, which stood at 15 points, there has been a return to the more common polling picture of recent months with Labour registering a lead of 10 points in this week’s poll.

The five point drop in Labour’s lead stems largely from Conservative gains with the party up four points from last week. UKIP have fallen back slightly to 12% following their unusually strong performance last week, though they continue to lead the Liberal Democrats by five points.

The Liberal Democrats woes continue as they recorded their lowest vote share yet in a TNS BMRB poll.

Notes to editors:
TNS BMRB interviewed a representative sample of 1,190 people between 13th- 17th December, 2012.
All interviews were conducted as online self-completion. The data is weighted to match population totals for age, sex, social grade, working status, presence of children, 2010 voting patterns and region.
Further information is available upon request.

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For more information please contact:
Dan Oseman
TNS BMRB Deputy Head of Social Political Attitudes
Tel: 0207 6565 760
Email: Daniel.Oseman@TNS-BMRB.co.uk

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