Support for Conservatives in Wales continues to fall – new poll
Support for the Conservative Party in Wales has dropped below 20% according to a new ITV Wales YouGov poll.
The survey also confirms that Rishi Sunak is failing to win over Welsh voters, with 58% unimpressed with his performance as Prime Minister.
Just 28% said they were impressed with Mr Sunak, while 15% said they didn’t know.
Plaid Cymru has seen a significant fall in support following the turmoil of recent weeks.
This culminated in Adam Price stepping down as leader last week after the publication of a report into bullying, misogyny and harassment within the party.
Support for the party has dropped 4% since the previous poll.
Westminster voting intention:
Conservative – 19% (-1)
Labour – 49% (no change)
Lib Dem – 8% (+3)
Plaid Cymru – 10% (-4)
Reform UK – 9% (no change)
Green – 4% (+1)
Other – 1% (no change)
Quizzed over the departure of Mr Price, just 18% of those who answered the poll said he had done a good job, 18% said he had done a bad job and 40% didn’t know.
Llŷr Gruffydd was unanimously chosen to be the party’s interim leader last week and a new permanent leader expected to be in place later in the summer.
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The 40% that ‘didn’t know’ speaks volumes about Price’s profile as leader.
Off the subject slightly have you noticed when a Tory is being interviewed they say Its Worse in Wales run by Labour the N H S or Water on Laura Kuensberg show some Tory M P and that hidious creature Coffey both swung to say its worse in Wales the tories must be trained or told to do it ATTACK WALES its the the same for the Tory rags Daily Mail Daily Express Torygraph and G B news
If a person or persons can’t stand tall on their own merits and has to resort to Undermining their competition that says a lot. Not fit to lead. Its very weak play. If a party had great policies that were in the interest of the public they would put all their efforts into broadcasting that. Who wants to bed led by a party whose main campaign strategy is, ‘we’re bad but so are they’? How juvenile can you get? I think it goes deeper though. I think they undermine the other countries in the UK because they don’t want to… Read more »
How can anyone vote for the conservatives in Wales when they are robbing Wales of Billions of pounds they must Hate Wales.. And they must be koko in the Head 🗣️
I couldn’t think of anything worse than being a Tory. Tasted a bit of sick in my mouth at the mere thought. 🤮
I know what you mean — it’s not just intellectual disagreement with their claimed policies. If someone has any bright ideas about how to make lightweight government and liberalised markets work well for the public, I’m willing to listen to them (albeit with polite scepticism), and acknowledge their good intentions. But I can’t imagine such a person joining the Conservative Party! The Conservative Party cherry picks its beliefs according to the narrow interests of its donors and most influential members, which it’s why it’s such a wacky mix of libertarianism and authoritarianism. It’s not ideological mixing per se that troubles… Read more »
Indeed. And we never referred to the Conservatives as the nasty party. They did. Speaks volumes. And don’t forget, some extreme-right oddball Tories wear badges with Tory scum on. You can say a lot about the moral void which is the Conservative party but hell they are spot on when describing themselves. But personally speaking. I find the Tories an uncaring cold twisted political party of self-centred ne’er-do-wells who take delight in the suffering of others less fortunate, and I rejoice when they get a bloody nose politically. Roll on 2024 and the demise of Conservatism. May they rot in… Read more »
Second Home owners and pig ignorant boomers vote Tory in Cymru 🙄 Unfortunately there is far too many people from both those categories in Cymru 😒 I’d much rather some progressive EU citizens. I’ll stop now before I say something that gets me banned from commenting.
Can this day get any better. The sun is out, temperature is rising , and support in Wales for the Tories is plummeting. 😀🎉🏴
My pride in Cymru rises further…..
Plaid Cymru are the biggest losers with voters turning to Unionist parties. At this rate Wales will never gain independence!
Yeah, We, as a people are the definition of politically ignorant. Unfortunately Every generation in Wales falls foul to their tricks.
Voting plaid isn’t the best way to gain independence though. I don’t think political parties should really be involved in the process.
I have supported Plaid for a number of years but in their current form they have no purpose and no longer influence me in any way to vote for them. If by a miracle they were voted into power they would 💩 themselves as they have no future plans that I have heard of. They need to draw up a plan and sell it to us and start earning their keep.
That poll proves how politically backward we are still are as a People. I wish it wasn’t the case but we have to admit the truth.
The fact that Plaid Cymru are only one point ahead of a right-wing integrationist party like Reform UK is a sad indictment of the current state of the ‘Party of Wales’.Llyr Gruffydd comes across well in the Siambr, but they need to clean up their act before they’re taken seriously again.
The headline starts ‘Support for Conservatives in Wales’ and sadly doesn’t finish with ‘is now where it should be at 0% and is finally over’.