FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s governing Conservatives retain a significant lead over the opposition Labour Party according to a poll published on Wednesday as the country could soon hold an election to break the Brexit stalemate.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party had the support of 38% of voters in the Kantar online survey conducted between Sep. 5 and Sep. 9 whilst the opposition Labour Party took 24%. Both parties are down four percentage points.
Just over half of respondents also support any final Brexit deal being put to another referendum.
Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; writing by Costas Pitas; editing by Michael Holden