Voting intentions poll shows CON 28% (+3), LAB 37% (-3), LD 7% (-3), UKIP 18% (+4), OTHER 10% (-1)

The latest Kantar Public poll shows UKIP support has increased to 18% – this is more than twice the size of Liberal Democrat support which has fallen to just 7%. The increase for UKIP comes after their positive results in the May local elections but still this matches levels of support we have seen since December 2012. This indicates that the party’s popularity is not just a response to those election results.

Support for the Labour Party now stands at 37%, with the lead over the Conservative party at 9 points.

Notes to editors
Kantar Public interviewed a representative sample of 1,264 people between 14th May and 16th May 2013.

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.

About Kantar Public
Kantar Public is a leading provider of specialist social research, offering insight into public policy to government and not-for-profit clients. Delivering a range of approaches including bespoke proprietary research and consultancy, random probability survey capabilities, as well as social marketing and polling, our work informs policy makers across national and local Government at the highest level. Kantar Public forms part of the Kantar group of companies.

For more information please contact:
Luke Taylor
Kantar Public Deputy Head of Social Political Attitudes
Tel: 020 7656 5799

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