Political Polling 6th February 2018

The Conservatives have taken a small lead over Labour, reversing the situation seen before Christmas.

The Conservatives are up to 42% while Labour drop a point to 39%.

Leader Approval Ratings

While Jeremy Corbyn’s net approach rating is up on January, Theresa May has seen a larger improvement with her approval rating rising from 29% to 34% although she still has a lower net rating than Mr Corbyn overall

Mrs May has also maintained her lead over Mr Corbyn on who would make the best prime minister, at 34% to the Labour leader’s 28% with 28% for “don’t know”.

An underfunded NHS?

By overwhelming margins, voters think the NHS is underfunded (77% vs. 7% saying it is overfunded and 9% saying funding is about right).

When asked which service they would most want to increase funding for, the NHS is again the main beneficiary, 80% to 7% for schools.

When asked which party they most trust to manage the NHS, Labour has a 14 point lead (39% to 25%), slightly lower than their lead on health / NHS above among those who most care about the issue.

Tables

See the full tables here