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.

Published and promoted by Cary Mitchell on behalf of Best for Britain, the campaign name of BEST FOR BRITAIN LIMITED registered at International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1A 2BN. Best for Britain is registered with The Electoral Commission.

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