Greens within 1% of beating Labour in EU opinion polls as Lib Dems continue to surge

PUBLISHED: 10:23 22 May 2019 | UPDATED: 10:27 22 May 2019

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Sir Vince Cable and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas joins with campaigners as they take part in the People's Vote March. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA.

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Sir Vince Cable and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas joins with campaigners as they take part in the People's Vote March. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA.

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The Green Party is within 1% of topping Labour in the latest European election opinion polls - as the Lib Dems continue to surge into second place.

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The latest YouGov poll, which comes just 24 hours before the European elections, found that the Liberal Democrats are now in a comfortable second place as the opposition to Nigel Farage, who has 37% of the support.

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Sir Vince Cable's party, which proudly promotes a "Bollocks to Brexit" message, is at 19% of the support and is six-points ahead of Labour.

Another anti-Brexit party - the Greens - are now on 12% of the support and is just 1% behind the Labour Party.

Meanwhile the Conservatives have dipped to 7%.

UKIP and Change UK have had no movement in the polls with just 3% and 4% of support.

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