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New polling: Public rejects PM’s power grab as peers vote on independence of Elections watchdog

New polling by Opinium on behalf of Best for Britain reveals that 70% of those asked believe the Electoral Commission should remain fully independent of the government while only 8% said it should not.

This includes 79% of Conservative voters and the vast majority of all age groups.

 

About the poll

Opinium polling for Best for Britain of 2,000 UK adults surveyed between 8th-12th April 2022.

Data table available here.