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Tory lead at 22% in new BPIX poll as Labour support slumps to 20%

Remarkable figures in the new BPIX poll for tomorrow's Mail on Sunday.

On Westminster voting intention, the figures are:

Con - 42% (-3)
Lab - 20% (-3)
LD - 15% (-2)

Compariosns are with last week's BPIX poll for the Mail on Sunday and according to UK Polling Report's Swing Calculator, this would give David Cameron a Commons majority of 220.

On voting intention for the European Parliament election (again, comparisons are with last week's poll), the figures are:

EuroPoll On other questions related to the expenses scandal:

  • 17% think that Gordon Brown has handled the problem well, compared with a 53% rating for David Cameron;
  • 91% per cent agree with David Cameron's ruling that Tory MPs who have abused their expenses and refuse to pay it back will be expelled from the party;
  • 77% think Gordon Brown has handled the issue badly, against 39% for David Cameron;
  • 38% think that Gordon Brown should dissolve Parliament immediately and call an election; 16% want him to wait until the last possible moment in June 2010.

BPIX interviewed 2,318 people between 14th and 16th May.

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