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ComRes/Sunday Mirror/Sunday Express – Voting Intention

A survey of 2,000 British adults on voting intention for the Sunday Mirror and Sunday Express.

SavantaComRes/Sunday Mirror/Sunday Express Voting Intention:

Con                  36% (-3)
Lab                   40% (-)
LD                    9% (-)
UKIP                 7% (+2)
SNP                  3%  (-)
Green               3% (+1)
Other               1% (-)

(nb adds up to 99% due to rounding)

(% in brackets relate to Savanta ComRes/Daily Express poll on 28 September 2018)

  • As Theresa May clings on, half (47%) of adults say she should remain in post at least until 29th March 2019, when Britain officially leaves the EU.
  • Despite Jacob Rees-Mogg’s efforts, only three in ten (31%) think May should resign, and only 17% think Rees-Mogg should replace her.
  • Voters are split evenly on whether Theresa May should continue as Prime Minister for the foreseeable future (38% agree vs. 41% disagree). But this rises to seven in ten (72%) among Tory voters.
  • Only a quarter (26%) say May should trigger a General Election immediately.
  • However, Labour have increased their lead over the Conservatives (40% vs. 36%) – while Labour remain unchanged since the last Savanta ComRes/VI poll for the Daily Express (28th September), a tumultuous week for the Government is reflected in the polls with a 3 percentage point decrease for the Conservatives (Labour are unchanged).
  • Just over half (53%) of adults do not think there should be a second referendum but that the 2016 referendum result should be respected, while 47% think there should be a second referendum of some kind.

Date Published: 17/11/2018

Categories: GB | Media | Politics | Public and communities | Voting Intention

Client: Sunday Mirror and Sunday Express


Savanta ComRes interviewed 2,000 British adults online between 14th and 15th November 2018. The data were weighted to be representative of all British adults and by past vote recall and likelihood to vote. Savanta ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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