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    The UK Conservative Party lost 1 percent of potential votes, compared to a similar survey published a week ago.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The UK Conservative Party lost 1 percent of potential votes, compared to a similar survey published a week ago, but maintained a lead over the Labour party, with 45 percent over their 34, a poll showed.

    According to the ICM poll for The Sun on Sunday newspaper, the Labour party, have climbed 2 percentage points up to 34 percent of the potential votes, and remained behind the ruling Conservative Party, despite the latter losing 1 percentage point, compared to the survey from the previous week.

    The Liberal Democrats have 9 percent of potential votes, while the UK Independence Party enjoy the support of 5 percent.

    The poll was conducted on May 31-June 2 among 2,051 adults aged 18 and older.

    The general elections is slated for June 8.

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