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The Tories have been handed a lifeline as a shock ballot reveals Labour’s vote share is at its lowest in two years.

A ballot by Savanta for the Telegraph uncovered the bottom Labour help since January 2022 with the hole between Labour and the Conservatives dropping to 17 proportion factors.

Despite help for Labour dropping 4 factors, they’re nonetheless on target to win the election, with a vote share of 38 p.c to the Tories 21 p.c, in keeping with Electoral Calculus.

This consequence would give Labour 459 seats, the Tories 75 and the Lib Dems 70. Reform would get six seats and the SNP can be diminished to only 14 in Scotland.

Electoral Calculus’ predictions would additionally see Jeremy Hunt, the Chancellor, Liz Truss, Mr Sunak’s predecessor, and Penny Mordaunt, the Leader of the Commons who has been touted as a future Tory chief, all lose their seats.

Chris Hopkins, the director of political analysis at Savanta, mentioned: “This is our lowest Labour vote share since Rishi Sunak became Prime Minister, and the Conservatives for their part do appear to have slowed or stopped their downward spiral.

“However, that’s where the good news ends for the Prime Minister – if this vote share was replicated on polling day, Labour would still likely have a majority of over 200.

“The increase in vote share for the Greens and independent candidates is notable. Not because it will have an impact on this election in any significant way, but could point towards trouble for the Labour Party in government and over the coming years.”

The Savanta polling additionally discovered voters anticipate a Labour authorities to enhance NHS ready instances and housing.

Waiting instances are anticipated by voters to get higher by 45 p.c Britons, whereas 27 p.c suppose they may worsen. 43 p.c anticipate the housing disaster to ease, and 25 p.c suppose it can worsen.

The public is extra cut up on whether or not Labour would make the financial system higher or worse (40 p.c versus 38 p.c), in addition to life generally (34 p.c versus 30 p.c) and crime (32 p.c versus 33 p.c).