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U.K. Labour Party Has Eight-Point Lead After Budget Plan

March 25, 2012

The U.K. opposition Labour Party has an eight-point lead over Prime minister David Cameron’s Conservatives after last week’s Budget, a poll by Survation showed.

Thirty-nine percent of voters said they would back Labour in a general election, with 31 percent supporting the Conservatives, the poll, commissioned by the Mail on Sunday newspaper, showed. The Liberal Democrats garnered 11 percent support. Survation interviewed 1,097 people online between March 22 and 24.

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