British PM's Conservatives hold 16-point lead in YouGov poll: The Times

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Posted: Apr 26, 2017 6:02 PM

(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party held a 16-point lead over Labour ahead of a general election on June 8, according to YouGov poll for the Times on Wednesday.

The poll showed support for Conservatives at 45 percent, down three points from a YouGov poll conducted last week, Labour at 29 percent, up four points, Liberal Democrats at 10 percent and UKIP at 7 percent, excluding "don't knows" and "would not vote" responses, the Times said.

(Reporting by Rama Venkat Raman in Bengaluru)