How’ve they done as we end the political year?
This week’s party leader ratings from YouGov are now out and show very little change on a week ago.
I thought it might be useful to do a comparison from August 27 2010 – exactly a year ago. With Ed Miliband the change is from the end of September 2010.
Back then all three of them were enjoying net positive ratings – now they all have at least double digit negatives.
At the end of August last year Cameron was on 59-32 so had a net positive of 27%. That’s now minus 10%.
Miliband‘s first ratings from the end of September 2010 were 43 – 23 showing a net positive of 20%. That’s now become minus 23%.
Nick Clegg has fared the worst. A year ago he was on 47 -41. So a net positive of 6% has now become a net negative of 45%.
So not good for any of them though Dave is doing best. His figures are kept up by the support of Tory voters who today rate him at 92 – 6. Miliband’s problem is with Labour supporters who put him at 62 – 31. That figure is even worse than Nick Clegg is doing amongst Lib Dems. He’s on 69 – 27.