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9/26, 10:57 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Labour's lead over Tories largest in at least 20 years - poll

The United Kingdom Labour Party has extended its lead over the ruling Conservatives to 17 percentage points, according to a poll carried out by YouGov poll for The Times that was published on Monday.

The Labour's lead was the biggest since YouGov started polling in 2001, the same year the party claimed 412 seats and the Tories won only 166 seats in the parliament. The survey released today showed that 45% of the British public support the main opposition party, compared to 28% who would vote for Conservatives.

Fifty-seven percent of respondents said the government's latest set of measures was not fair, 60% stated the economic policy was not affordable for the country, while 53% believe the new package will not improve the growth of the UK economy.

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