Labour voters prefer Jo Swinson to Jeremy Corbyn, poll finds

PUBLISHED: 10:57 10 September 2019 | UPDATED: 11:15 10 September 2019

Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photograph: Danny Lawson / POOL / AFP.

Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photograph: Danny Lawson / POOL / AFP.

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A new opinion poll suggests that Labour voters prefer the Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson to Labour's Jeremy Corbyn.

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The poll, carried out by Opinium, looked at net approval ratings for the main party leaders.

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It found that with Labour voters in the 2017 general election more back Jo Swinson over Jeremy Corbyn.

According to the figures Boris Johnson has an approval rating of -46, Nigel Farage has an approval rating -38 and Jeremy Corbyn has a rating of -6.

Jo Swinson, on the otherhand, had a rating of +4.

A seperate poll by Panelbase has found that Swinson is also performing the best out of all the party leaders with the public compared to Corbyn, Farage, and Johnson.

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