Thursday, 1 October 2009

Support for UKIP is up

The traditional assumption that support for political parties other than the main three disappears at a general election has been challenged by private polling seen by the BBC.

Support for Labour is languishing at 20%, while the Lib Dems are down from 21% to 18%. But support for "others" - UKIP, the Green Party, the BNP and other small parties - has doubled, from 9% to 18%.

The polling suggests a surge in support for UKIP, in particular. Figures show support for UKIP is at 6%, up from 1% in summer last year who said they would vote for the party in a general election.

Read the full article here.

1 comment:

  1. Let's hope the British people are coming to their senses and can see the three main parties for what they are, a nice little confederation of fat cats slurping from a saucer containing our money with the potential of more from the EU jug. UKIP will be getting my vote next time.