UK Politics: Brexit party tops Westminster election poll for first time

Survey by Opinium suggests Nigel Farage would be 20 seats short of a majority, with Conservatives reduced to 26 MPs

Brexit party leader Nigel Farage (centre) celebrates being elected to the European parliament.
 Brexit party leader Nigel Farage (centre) celebrates being elected to the EU parliament. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

Nigel Farage’s Brexit party has surged into first place as voters’ favourites, according to a new poll. It is the first time the party has achieved top position in a national poll. The results suggest hundreds of Conservative seats are at risk.

The Brexit party’s support increased by two points to 26% of the vote in the latest Opinium poll – for the Observer – which asked people how they would vote in the next Westminster election.

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  • michael hawkins  On 06/02/2019 at 7:24 am

    He will be a pain in the butt of the EU as always

    guyaneseonline posted: ” The Observer – Brexit party Survey by Opinium suggests Nigel Farage would be 20 seats short of a majority, with Conservatives reduced to 26 MPs Michael Savage – Sat 1 Jun 2019 – The Guardian. UK. Brexit party leader “

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