The campaign feels better run, including online. People massively prefer Boris Johnson to Corbyn. The question is whether it is enough
Farage’s decision to stand down some Brexit Party candidates seems to have been the most impactful development of this election week.
Together with my weekly focus groups, it will help to explain the dynamics of the campaign and the factors that will determine the outcome.
Our answer is: a steady lead and a late wobble – to help get the vote out. He begins the second week on course.
Overall, most English voters would rather keep the Union together if it were up to them – though they recognise it isn’t up to them.
It sets the scene as the Conservative Conference opens by showing what the voters themselves make of the unfolding drama.
Plus: We Conservatives have a chance to unite, but don’t take an election win for granted. And: the radicalism of Gavin Williamson.
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The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) is today releasing a report that brings a level-headedness to the debate that is sorely needed.