According to a new poll, the UK’s ruling Conservative Party has fallen behind the major opposition Labor Party following the government’s decision to break its election promises by raising taxes.
According to a YouGov survey, Tories’ approval rating dropped 5 points to 33% after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced an increase in national insurance premiums.
The downturn sees Labor taking the lead at 35 percent — when the party first came forward since January.
Labor takes the lead for the first time since January in Westminster’s latest poll on voting intentions (September 8-9)
Disadvantages: 33% (September 2-3)
Lab: 35% (+1)
Liberal Democratic Party: 10% (+2)
Green: 9% (-1)
SNP: 5% (n / c)
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— YouGov (@YouGov) September 10, 2021
Johnson said £ 12 billion to reform social welfare funding and help the United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) eliminate the untreated portion caused by the pandemic of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, the virus that causes COVID. He said a tax increase of ($ 17 billion) was needed. 19.
This move goes against Johnson’s personal pledge in the 2019 Conservative Election Manifest that he would not raise income tax, VAT, or national insurance.
Talking to Sky News on Friday, Cabinet Minister Oliver Dowden disregarded the results of the poll, saying, “Public polls come and go.”
Mr Dauden said he hated raising taxes. “Conservatives don’t like raising taxes.” But he said the alternative was to “borrow more and burden our children and grandchildren.”
He can “reward” the Tory government in the next election by making a social care decision that voters claimed was designed to “protect long-term national interests.” Said.
Tax increases are controversial among conservatives. Five conservative backbenchers voted against the bill when it was passed by the House of Commons on Wednesday with 319-248 votes, but another 37 did not.
In a debate prior to the vote, Tory lawmaker Jake Berry said the measure was “fundamentally unconservative” and “significantly undermined” the Conservative outlook.
Another Conservative lawmaker, Steve Baker, said his party had to “rediscover what it meant” as the welfare state continued to expand.
Allister Heath, editor of the conservative newspaper The Sunday Telegraph, said the Johnson administration was “no longer a sackle light, not even conservative. It’s a Blu-ray bar.”
With a strange reversal of their traditional position, the conservatives attacked the Labor Party for voting against the tax increase.
Workers are unfair to fund the scheme through increased national insurance, “taxing work” and ending the need for people to sell their homes to meet the cost of social care. He insisted that he would not let him.
PA contributed to this report.