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Support for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour plummets to lowest level in polling history

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  • Support for the Labour Party has dropped to just 18%, pushing the party into fourth in an opinion poll for the first time.
  • The result matches lowest score for the party since polling began in the 1940s.
  • Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit strategy and his leadership more broadly remains under intense scrutiny.
  • Labour's shadow health spokesperson Jon Ashworth said: "If that was a result at a general election it would be devastating for the Labour Party."
  • The Conservatives were in first place despite Brexit being unresolved and the party not having a leader.

LONDON — Support for the Labour Party has fallen to its lowest level in polling history and pushed the party into fourth place for the first time, according to a new poll.

Just 18% of voters say they would vote for the party if a general election was held tomorrow, down two points on a week ago, a YouGov survey for the Times newspaper found.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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