Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer: Ignore Labour landslide poll prediction
The Times says Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer have both told their parties to ignore a poll suggesting the Conservatives are on course for a 1997-style wipeout.
The prime minister insisted voters should “stick with the plan that is delivering change” as he indicated he was banking on people feeling better off later in the year.
“There have been lots of polls over the last year, there will be hundreds more polls. The only one that matters is the one when the general election comes,” he said on a visit to Leigh-on-Sea in Essex.
“The choice at that election is clear, it’s stick with our plan that is working, it’s delivering change for people, ensuring they can have the peace of mind that there is a brighter