Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party would win in UK
London: Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party would win a comfortable majority in Britain’s parliament if the election were held this week, according to a poll by respected research company YouGov.
Britain votes December 12, together with Prime Minister Johnson hoping to secure a majority to have the ability to push through his Brexit deal to take the country out of the European Union. YouGov’s poll, published Wednesday, said if the elections were held on Thursday that the Conservatives would grab 44 chairs from the main opposition Labour party to win a 68-seat bulk.
“As anticipated, the vital thing deciding the extent to which each of the seats is shifting against Labour (is) the way that seat voted at the European Union referendum” in 2016, said Chris Curtis, YouGov’s governmental research manager. The survey — the first in this campaign to forecast election results seat-by-seat — utilizes a model that properly forecast 93 percent of seats in the last general election in 2017, according to YouGov. It stated the Conservatives’ total seat count would climb to 359, compared to 211 for Labour — predicting that the left-wing party would shed 51 seats overall.
Johnson, who shot over a minority government in July and been not able to rate his EU divorce bargain through parliament, has pledged to take Britain out of their bloc by January 31.
If the centre-right Conservatives are returned to power in the third general election in four decades, he is promising to bring back his Brexit bargain to parliament before Christmas. One of the smaller parties in the House of Commons, the survey said the Scottish National Party (SNP) would gain eight seats to a total of 43, while the Liberal Democrats were called a total of 13 seats, Welsh party Plaid Cymru four along with the Green Party one.
Labour is presently being investigated by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) after a number of complaints about alleged anti-Semitism from the party.