Red Wall assist for Reform UK hits document excessive | EUROtoday

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Support for Reform UK in key Red Wall seats has hit a document excessive, in line with a brand new survey performed by Redfield & Wilton Strategies.

The ballot, carried out between April 13-14, put Reform on 18 per cent, simply six factors behind the Tories on 24 per cent.

Reform was up by two factors when in comparison with the corporate’s earlier Red Wall ballot from March 16 whereas the Tories have been unchanged.

Labour maintained its place in first place however assist for the get together has fallen. Labour was on 44 per cent, down by 4 factors, to present the get together a 20 level lead over the Tories.

The continued rise of Reform within the Red Wall is more likely to immediate alarm bells in Conservative Party HQ, amid Tory fears the previous might value the latter votes.

The seats performed an enormous position in propelling Boris Johnson to victory in 2019 and a Tory wipeout within the constituencies would doubtless torpedo Rishi Sunak’s hopes of staying in No 10.

The Red Wall refers to principally northern, historically Labour-voting seats that the Tories gained on the 2019 normal election. Redfield polled 40 seats in complete. The Tories gained all however one in every of them in 2019 after which gained Hartlepool at a by-election.

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