Labour lead Tories in poll

Labour maintained a five-point lead in the latest national opinion poll but the Liberal Democrats slumped to 8% as the UK Independence Party consolidated third place.

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Poll: Cameron and Osborne 'more trusted over economy'

New ComRes opinion poll statistics for The Independent on Sunday and Sunday Mirror have revealed that the Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne are more trusted to make decisions about the economy as opposed to their Labour counterparts.

Out of the 2,002 UK adults interviewed online by ComRes on 13 and 14 February 2013, 27 percent of pollers believed the Conservatives could be trusted to make correct economical decisions, compared to 20 percent of people who polled for Labour leader Ed Miliband and Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls.

Here is a breakdown of the figures:

  • I trust David Cameron and George Osborne to make the right decisions about the economy
  • Agree 27% (+2) Disagree 51% (-4) Net agree -24% (+6)
  • I trust Ed Miliband and Ed Balls to make the right decisions about the economy
  • Agree 20% (-1) Disagree 55% (+3) Net agree -35% (-4)

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