A Populus poll in tomorrow's Times gives David Cameron's Conservatives a 7% lead. Last month the Tory lead was just 1%. The 39% Tory rating is the highest in the Populus series and the Conservative lead widens to 4.75% in the ConservativeHome poll of polls.
Other Populus findings:
- Labour support would increase to 34% with Brown in charge;
- 58% of voters support a snap election to endorse Tony Blair's successor;
- Satisfaction with the Government has fallen to a meagre 15%.