ComRes and Populus Phone Polls out
Two new phone polls are out, and they are mirroring the online pollsters which see UKIP increasing.
Populus for the Times
Conservatives 29 (minus 6)
Labour 40 (no change)
Lib Dems 11 (plus 2)
UKIP 10 (plus 6)
It also said that 12 per cent of those who voted Tory in 2010 now say they would support UKIP, and UKIP are up 8% in a year with Populus.
UKIP is up six points and the Tories down six points, although the change is as much down to â€œchurnâ€ as a direct trade.
The 29% rating with Populus is the Tory Party’s lowest polling with Populus since Cameron became party leader in 2005,
Populus interviewed 1,512 adults by telephone between December 14 and 16.
Meanwhile ComRes have done a phone poll for the Independent
Conservatives 31 (-4)
Labour 41 (-1)
Lib Dem Â 10(no change)
UKIP 9 (+3)Â
Tonight’s 9% UKIP ComRes share compares with the 14% yesterday in a ComRes online poll.
Methodology: ComRes interviewed 1,000 GB adults by telephone between 14th and 16th December 2012.