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Labour Holds Big Lead in UK Poll; Gove Backs Sunak Over Truss

The Labour Party has surged to its biggest lead over the Conservatives in almost a decade, a YouGov poll for the Times showed, underlining the challenges facing whoever takes over from Boris Johnson as UK prime minister next month.

Keir Starmer’s party has the backing of 43% of voters, 15 points ahead of the Tories and the widest gap since 2013.