Tory voters are now split on the Conservative leader
The latest YouGov favourability tracker shows that Rishi Sunak’s net favourability rating has fallen to its lowest level to date: -40, down from -34 at in late June. Almost two thirds of Britons (65%) have an unfavourable view of the prime minister, compared to 25% a favourable one.
Conservative voters themselves are split, with 47% holding a favourable view and 45% an unfavourable one. In our last poll, Sunak had continued to hold a double digits lead among those who voted for his party in 2019, by 51% to 40%.
Keir Starmer’s favourability ratings have also fallen, with his score dropping from -14 in late June to -22 now. One in three Britons have a favourable view of the leader of the opposition, while 54% have an unfavourable one.
Labour voters continue to stand behind the party leader, however, with 60% having a positive opinion of Starmer and 31% a negative one.