Political Polling – 2nd April 2015

2nd April 2015

No party leader appears to have scored a winner for their side in the debates with the state of the parties remaining largely static.

Labour and the Conservatives are tied with 33% of the vote, followed by UKIP on 14% and the Lib Dems and Greens on 7% each.

Voting Intention Tracker

Voting intention – all parties

  % Change
Conservative 33 -1
Labour 33 n/c
Liberal Democrats 7 -1
UKIP 14 +1
Green 7 n/c
SNP 4 +1
BNP 0 n/c
Plaid Cymru 0 n/c
Other 1 n/c

Approval ratings

David Cameron retains his lead with a net approval rating of +1%, ahead of Nigel Farage who retakes the second spot with -13% after a big jump and Ed Miliband who also sees a 6 point rise to -15%. Nick Clegg has climbed to -30%, one of the best net ratings Opinium have recorded for him since we began tracking in 2011, but still the least popular of the major party leaders.

  % Approve % Disapprove Net rating Net rating (own party)
David Cameron 43% 42% +1% +88%
Ed Miliband 29% 44% -15% +59%
Nick Clegg 21% 51% -30% +57%
Nigel Farage 32% 45% -13% +91%

Opinium Research carried out an online survey of 1,974 GB adults aged 18+ from 2nd to 3rd April 2015. Results have been weighted to nationally representative criteria.