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Labour Holds on to Strongest Poll Lead for More Than Two Decades

Labour Party posters in the window of a business in Burnley, U.K.

Labour Party posters in the window of a business in Burnley, U.K.

Photographer: Anthony Devlin/Bloomberg

Liz Truss has brought the Conservative Party conference to a close with Labour continuing to enjoy its strongest performance in the opinion polls for more than 20 years.

The Prime Minister delivered her speech on a day that saw the Tories' average poll rating drop to just 24%, 26 percentage points behind Labour.