Voting intentions poll shows CON 30% (+1), LAB 44% (+2), LD 8% (+1), UKIP 7% (-3), OTHER 11% (nc)

TNS BMRB’s latest poll has found the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats all gaining support this week, with the overall Labour lead over the Conservatives standing at 14 points.

The increase in support for these parties comes largely at the expense of UKIP, who after a record 10 per cent vote share last week have fallen back to 7 per cent, just behind the Liberal Democrats.
With conference season now over, despite a few early signs of movement there does not appear to have been any sustained impact upon the polling positions of the major parties.

Notes to editors:
Kantar Public interviewed a representative sample of 1,192 people between 18th and 22nd October, 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
Kantar Public Deputy Head of Social Political Attitudes
Tel: 0207 6565 760
Email: Daniel.Oseman@TNS-BMRB.co.uk

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