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UK Tories face election wipeout – polls

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The Conservative Party is heading for its worst-ever general election result, pollsters suggest.

The UK Conservative Party is on course for a historic defeat in July’s general election, ending their 14-year run in government, according to three major polls released on Wednesday.

A poll by Savanta and Electoral Calculus for the Telegraph forecasts the Tories getting just 53 seats out of 650 in parliament. Not only would this mark an all-time low for the party, but the poll predicted the current Tory leader and Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, could lose his seat in Richmond and Northallerton, an unprecedented blow for a serving leader.

A More in Common survey for the News Agents podcast showed the Tories heading towards 155 seats. Despite being the most optimistic for the Conservatives of the three polls, it would still mean less than half the current 344, and even fewer seats than they had in 1997, when the Conservative party lost leadership to Labour.

Meanwhile, YouGov has predicted the Tories will slip down to 108 seats. All three polls projected the Conservative Party would see a worse outcome than their disastrous 1906 result, which brought a landslide Liberal victory.

The surveys all forecast that the Liberal Democrats will enjoy their best results in years. YouGov predicts the Lib Dems will get 67 seats, more than they have ever had. More in Common put them at 49 seats, and Savanta at 50.

All three surveys suggested Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer is on track to become the next prime minister, and all three predicted his party winning more than 400 seats – surpassing the party’s resounding win of 1997.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Bank of England is bankrupt.
    The new government will have to do the biding of the usual usury lenders.
    Plus ça change, plus c est la même chose….

  2. UK’s Nigel Farage sparks outrage after saying West ‘provoked’ Ukraine war
    https://www.msn.com/en-nz/news/national/uk-s-nigel-farage-sparks-outrage-after-saying-west-provoked-ukraine-war/ar-BB1oHSZE
    Not endorsing Farage but on this he is exactly over the target
    While Sunak and Starma toe the official narrative and continue to indulge in nuclear roulette intrigues and risk obliteration
    Farage is quite correct in what he says in that Russia was forced to act to create sanitary zones in that Donitz and Luhansk had been being shelled since 2014 with upwards of 14,000 thousand innocent civilians having been killed
    These zones have had to be increased in countering NATO which is offensive not defensive which is supplying to Ukraine extending longer range weapons
    Starmer a non event accidental Prime Minister will prove a disaster for UK
    Or what is left of it

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