Political Polling – 24th March 2015

24th March 2015

Whatever post budget bounce the Conservatives experienced has disappeared with the party just one point ahead of Labour in our latest poll.

34% would vote Conservative vs. 33% for Labour while UKIP drop to 13% and the Lib Dems and Greens each gain a point.

Voting Intention Tracker

Voting intention – all parties

  % Change
Conservative 34 -2
Labour 33 n/c
Liberal Democrats 8 +1
UKIP 13 -1
Green 7 +1
SNP 3 n/c
BNP 0 n/c
Plaid Cymru 0 -1
Other 1 n/c

Approval ratings

David Cameron has achieved a rare net positive approval rating with +1%.

Ed Miliband has seen a slight increase to -21% but it is enough to take him above Nigel Farage for the first time who is unchanged on -24%.

Nick Clegg remains in fourth place out of four with -40%.

  % Approve % Disapprove Net rating Net rating (own party)
David Cameron 42% 41% +1% +87%
Ed Miliband 26% 47% -21% +53%
Nick Clegg 16% 56% -40% +42%
Nigel Farage 24% 48% -24% +74%

Opinium Research carried out an online survey of 1,959 GB adults aged 18+ from 24th to 25th March 2015. Results have been weighted to nationally representative criteria.