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Nigel Farage’s Reform UK has overtaken the Tories in one other ballot with simply two weeks to go till the General Election.

The survey by Redfield and Wilton Strategies put the rebel get together up one level from the earlier ballot on 19%.

It is the highest-ever vote share the pollster has recorded for the rebranded Brexit Party.

The Conservatives are in third place with 18% which is unchanged from Monday’s survey.

Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour Party has a 23-point lead with 42%, down one level.

The Lib Dems take 11%, the Greens are on 5%, the SNP take 3% and different events are on 1%.

The survey of two,500 adults was carried out on Tuesday and Wednesday.

It comes after Reform beat Rishi Sunak’s get together for the primary time final week in a YouGov ballot.

And a People Polling survey this week put the right-wing get together 9 factors forward of the Tories with 24% to fifteen%.

Reform has been boosted by Mr Farage’s sensational return as chief, whereas the Brexit architect can be contesting the Essex seat of Clacton on the July 4 election.

Mr Farage took half in clay pigeon capturing as he hit the marketing campaign path at this time.

The former Ukip chief met supporters at Catton Hall in Frodsham, Cheshire, earlier than taking on a gun on the out of doors exercise centre.

Meanwhile, Rishi Sunak confronted a contemporary blow at this time over allegations of betting on the date of the General Election.

With simply two weeks till polling day, the Conservatives’ director of campaigning Tony Lee took a go away of absence amid experiences each he and his would-be MP spouse Laura Saunders are being investigated by the Gambling Commission.

Ms Saunders and Mr Lee are the most recent individuals with hyperlinks to the Tory get together or No 10 caught up in allegations about betting on the date of the summer season poll.