British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed to four percentage points ahead of the June 8 election, according to a YouGov (LSE: YOU.L - news) poll reported by the Sunday Times newspaper. The main opposition Labour Party's share of the vote was unchanged at 33 percent.
Theresa May has refused to rule out a rise in income tax if she is returned to power in the General Election.
With just six days left to go, both Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron and Ukip leader Paul Nuttall are yet to make inroads with the public.
"Meanwhile, Labour's support still relies a great deal on younger people, who in the past have proven less likely to vote".
Asked if he could guarantee that all or a proportion of the one million jobs would go to British workers, Mr Corbyn said after the speech: "They would obviously be for people looking for work, the vast majority will be for people coming out of our schools and our colleges and our universities, and we will not allow anyone to only recruit overseas for jobs here".
A failure to build on the working majority of 17 that the Conservatives won at the last election in 2015, against a Labour Party led by radical left-winger Jeremy Corbyn, would be a major blow for May just as she embarks on the Brexit process.
The Ipsos MORI poll found Ms May's personal ratings had fallen, although she still held a 15-point lead over Mr Corbyn over who would make the better prime minister.
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It's much the same story with the age group 18-24 with 70% of people betting on Corybn's party winning the most seats at the election.
Although previous polls conducted in the early stages of campaigning indicated that May was on course for a landslide with a majority of up to 150 seats, the new polls depicted rather a bleak prospect for the Conservatives.
The original policy does not appear to have been popular, 52.8% of people who responded to the survey said they did not support the original uncapped plan, that would have seen anyone who required social care, either in their own home or in residential care, have to use any assets over £100,000 to pay.
But one week risk-reversals - which capture the date of the June 8 election - on sterling-dollar showed their highest bias towards weakness since April 10 on Tuesday, suggesting investors were again turning negative on the currency.
Betting on this year's General Election as a whole has been a lot more popular compared to what we saw in 2015 and Oddschecker have witnessed nearly twice as more people coming to the site this time round compared to a couple of years ago.
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