Jeremy Corbyn is suffering a disastrous drop in support
When asked who would make a better Prime Minister, more people selected the default ‘don’t know’ choice than the beleaguered Labour leader.
The embarrassing stat was revealed in a poll by Lord Ashcroft, who surveyed 10,000 people across the UK.
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Mr Corbyn’s staggering new low was further compounded when respondents were then asked to compare him to other political figures.
On a scale from zero, which means ‘terrible’, to 100, which means ‘excellent’, Mr Corbyn scored a dismal 29.
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More people support 'Don't Know' for Prime Minister than Jeremy Corbyn
This was below Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson on 38, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on 39, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on 46 and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, on 32. The only figure to score above the 50 point mark was Theresa May on 54.
In fact, one of the only politicians to score below Mr Corbyn was the leader of Scottish Labour Kezia Dugdale, who scored 28.
Lord Ashcroft's poll does not make good reading for Labour and Jeremy Corbyn
It comes after a Labour campaign group infuriated members by asking them whether or not they wanted to win elections in an internal poll.
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The survey appeared to confirm Labour is nothing but a protest party with no real aims of leading the country.
Labour List used its weekly survey to quiz members as to whether the party should be trying to make gains on May 4.
The question asked: “Should Labour be aiming to make gains in May's local elections at this point in the electoral cycle?”
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home following a humiliating blow by the Conservatives after snatching Copeland in a by-election victory. The struggling politician was talking on the day his party lost a by-election to the government, the first time this has happened in over 30 years.
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One voter, who recently gave up their membership in protest over Mr Corbyn’s “useless” leadership, said: “I don’t even understand how that is a question – obviously our focus should be on making gains.
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“The Labour party has suffered such catastrophic losses, we should be doing all we can to regain ground and provide an adequate opposition again.
“But it seems many people, me included, have just given up. The way it’s currently going, we will never take back the ground we’ve lost.”