Daily Mail June 2015 Political Poll
Voting intention poll for the Daily Mail

CONSERVATIVES LEAD LABOUR BY 12 POINTS

The Conservatives lead Labour by 12 points in the latest Daily Mail / ComRes voting intention poll, with the Conservatives on 39% and Labour on 27%. UKIP remain two points ahead of the Liberal Democrats (11% and 9% respectively).

Con 39% (-2)

Lab 27% (-2)

Lib Dem 9% (+1)

UKIP 11% (+1)

SNP 5% (NC)

Green 6% (+1)

Others 3% (NC)

Changes in brackets from May poll.

While a majority of Britons (60%) believe it is the EU’s responsibility to deal with the migrants crossing the Mediterranean (rather than the responsibility of the country they arrive in), a similar sized majority (59%) think the UK should not accept migrants under an EU quota system.

 

Migrant crisis

  • Six in ten Britons (59%) believe the UK should not accept migrants that come to the UK through an EU quota system, while 41% believe it should.
  • Older Britons are more likely than younger generations to think the UK should not accept the migrants. 77% of those aged 65+ think they should not be accepted, compared to 31% of 18-24 year olds.

 

Q: As you may know, thousands of migrants have recently crossed the Mediterranean sea from Africa into Europe. For each of the following pairs of statements, which one comes closest to your view about the situation?

Statement 1 Statement 2
It is the EU’s responsibility to deal with the migrants 60% 40% It is the responsibility of country the migrants arrive in to deal with them
The UK should not accept migrants that are brought here by an EU quota system 59% 41% The UK should accept migrants that are brought here by an EU quota system

Base: All GB adults (n=1,002).

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Date Published
3rd July 2015
Client
Daily Mail
Methodology
ComRes interviewed 1,002 GB adults by telephone between 26th and 28th June 2015. Data were weighted to be demographically representative of all GB adults. Data were also weighted by past vote recall. Voting intention figures are calculated using the ComRes Voter Turnout Model. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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