24th February 2015
Political Polling
Date Published: 
Fri, 27/02/2015 - 09:27
Labour regain a narrow one point lead over the Conservatives, as the numbers intending to vote for one of the two major parties rises to its highest point for two years.

Labour has risen two points to 35%, allowing them to regain a narrow lead over the Conservatives who have dropped one point since last week to 34%.

UKIP has fallen back slightly to 14%. The Liberal Democrats are on joint fourth place with the Greens on 6%.

ImageVoting Intention Tracker

Voting intention - all parties


  % Change
Conservative 34 -1
Labour 35 +2
Liberal Democrats 6 n/c
UKIP 14 -1
Green 6 -1
SNP 3 n/c
BNP 0 -1
Plaid Cymru 1 +1
Other 1 n/c


Approval ratings

The gap between David Cameron and Ed Miliband’s ratings have narrowed this week, with Cameron down two points to -2%, and Miliband’s ratings up three points to -25%.

Nick Clegg’s ratings remain largely unchanged on -43%, up one point from last week. Nigel Farage’s ratings have noticeably improved, up six points to -18%.

  % Approve % Disapprove Net rating Net rating (own party)
David Cameron 40% 42% -2% +87%
Ed Miliband 24% 49% -25% +40%
Nick Clegg 15% 58% -43% +48%
Nigel Farage 27% 45% -18% +81%
Notes to Journalists: 

Opinium Research carried out an online survey of 1,948 GB adults aged 18+ from 24th to 26th February 2015. Results have been weighted to nationally representative criteria.

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