Opinion polls tighten as Boris Johnson's lead over Jeremy Corbyn narrows

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Is Britain heading for ANOTHER hung parliament? Opinion polls tighten as Boris Johnson and the Tories' lead over Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party narrows in the run up to December 12 New BMG Research survey puts Tories on 39 per cent and Labour on 33 per cent Latest YouGov poll gives Conservatives a nine point lead as Labour gain ground Labour also making gains in a number of other polls as race for No10 tightens 

By Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline

Published: 07:59 GMT, 1 December 2019 | Updated: 07:59 GMT, 1 December 2019


The chances of the general election resulting in another hung parliament appear to have increased after Labour made gains on the Tories in numerous new opinion polls.

Boris Johnson has enjoyed consistent double digit leads over Jeremy Corbyn since the start of the election campaign.

But with polling day on December 12 now less than two weeks away the race for Number 10 appears to be tightening.

A new survey conducted by BMG Research gives the Tories a six point lead over Labour.

The Conservatives are down two points to 39 per cent in that poll - conducted between November 27-29 - when compared to a previous survey conducted on November 21.

But Labour is up five points to 33 per cent overall.

A new BMG Research poll gives the Tories a narrow six point lead over the Labour Party

A new BMG Research poll gives the Tories a narrow six point lead over the Labour Party

If such a result was replicated at the ballot box later this month it could mean no single party having an overall majority in the House of Commons. 

The six point lead recorded by BMG Research is believed to be the narrowest yet seen during the campaign.

But it is not the only poll to suggest that Labour is gaining ground on Mr Johnson. 

A survey conducted by YouGov between November 28-29

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