Political Polling – 7th April 2015

7th April 2015

Labour and the Conservatives are both up with the combined share of the major parties reaching 70%.

UKIP have fallen three points to 11%, their lowest for over two years while the Lib Dems and Greens are on 7% and 6% respectively.

Voting Intention Tracker

Voting intention – all parties

  % Change
Conservative 36 +3
Labour 34 +1
Liberal Democrats 7 n/c
UKIP 11 -3
Green 6 -1
SNP 4 n/c
BNP 0 n/c
Plaid Cymru 0 n/c
Other 1 n/c

Approval ratings

Apart from David Cameron, who never received anything in the way of a debate bounce, all the leaders have seen their numbers fall back following last week’s boosts.
David Cameron retains his lead with a net approval rating of +2%.

Ed Miliband falls from -15% to -18%. Nigel Farage has slipped back into third place from -13% to -20% and Nick Clegg has dropped from -30% to -33%.

  % Approve % Disapprove Net rating Net rating (own party)
David Cameron 43% 41% +2% +90%
Ed Miliband 27% 45% -18% +54%
Nick Clegg 18% 51% -33% +57%
Nigel Farage 28% 48% -20% +84%

Opinium Research carried out an online survey of 1,916 GB adults aged 18+ from 8th to 9th April 2015. Results have been weighted to nationally representative criteria.