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UK PM Johnson's Conservatives see lead cut: poll

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks to team members during a warm up before the Hazel Grove United JFC vs Poynton Juniors girls soccer match, as he campaigns in Cheadle Hulme, Britain December 7, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Pool

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition Labour party has increased its support by four points in the last week, cutting the lead held by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to 6%, according to a Savanta ComRes poll published on the Europe Elects Twitter site on Saturday.

The Conservatives were on 42%, unchanged from a survey on Wednesday, with Labour on 36%. Britons got to the polls on Dec. 12.

Reporting by Michael Holden; Editing by Jan Harvey

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