Political Polling 19th September 2017

The Conservatives have overtaken Labour for the first time since the general election.

The Tories have risen by one point since last week, putting them on 42%, two points ahead of Labour on 40%.

Leader Approval Ratings

Theresa May’s personal ratings continue to slowly improve while Jeremy Corbyn’s steadily decline, with the two leaders ow having similar ratings. Theresa May’s approval rating may still be in negative territory (-11%), but it has improved by six points since last month when she was on -17%. Conversely, Jeremy Corbyn’s net ratings have slipped from -5 to -10% over the last month.

Brexit

Just over a quarter (28%) expect Theresa May to lead the Conservative party into the next general election, while 56% do not. Two in five (41%) Conservative voters think that Theresa May won’t lead the party into the next election.

The candidates most capable of leading according to Conservative voters are Boris Johnson (47%), David Davis (41%), and Ruth Davidson (36%).

See the full tables here