Evening call: Are the polls tightening?

A pair of surveys have shown the Tory lead cut to six points. But don't get too excited just yet.

There’s a rule round these parts: we don’t write up individual polls. When you get an interesting poll of voting intention, it’s more likely to be an outlier or a cock-up than a sign that things are actually changing.

Luckily for those of us with daily newsletters to fill, though, the last 24 hours has brought two different polls that on the face things seem to tell a similar story. A Survation poll has put the Tories on 35 (up 1), just six points ahead of Labour (up 3)....
source: New Statesman

2019-11-12 20:44
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