Labour takes 8-point lead over May’s Conservatives in new poll

Britain’s Labour Party has taken an eight-point lead over Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party, a new poll shows.

The YouGov poll, released on Thursday, put Labour on 46 percent and the Conservatives on 38 percent.

The Liberal Democrats were on six percent of the vote, while the pro-Brexit UK Independence Party (UKIP) plunged to four percent.

The amazing turnaround in Labour’s position in the polls comes nearly one month on from the inconclusive June 8 general election.

The Conservatives were enjoying a record surge in April in the polls when May opportunistically called for a snap election in hopes of getting an increased majority that could have strengthened her position before going into two years of intense negotiations with the European Union about Britain’s departure from the bloc.

However, May’s election gamble spectacularly backfired. British voters dealt her a devastating blow, wiping out her parliamentary majority and…

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