Labour crisis: Johnson makes astonishing surge in new poll as Corbyn suffers fresh blow

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The YouGov poll puts the Tories nine points ahead of the Labour Party on 31 percent. Respondents also found Mr Johnson was twice as popular with 39 percent saying the former London Mayor would make a good Prime Minister compared with 19 percent for Mr Corbyn. As the Daily Telegraph reported, Mr Johnson beat Mr Corbyn in every region of the United Kingdom.

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Report say the Tories are looking to take advantages of their current strength in the polls.

New Chancellor Sajid Javid has announced the Treasury will bring forward spending plans.

Mr Johnson has vowed to deploy 20,000 extra police officers and spend more money on schools and the NHS.

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Mr Javid has explained: “This will clear the ground ahead of Brexit while delivering on people’s priorities.”

With Mr Corbyn previously stating he will look to push forward a vote of no confidence, a Downing Street source has said: “We can’t stop them forcing an election but we control the timetable, so we will force the date after Oct 31. If there must be a general election, then it will be days after Oct 31.”

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If the Johnson ministry loses a vote of no confidence, the Fixed Terms Parliament Act means they will not immediately face a general election.

The government or an alternative government has 14 days to win an explicit vote of confidence.

Labour has ruled out forming a national government, but some MPs have been touted as potential prospective PMs including Yvette Cooper and Hillary Benn.

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Labour crisis: Johnson makes astonishing surge in new poll as Corbyn suffers fresh blow

The YouGov poll puts the Tories nine points ahead of the Labour Party on 31 percent. Respondents also found Mr Johnson was twice as popular with 39 percent saying the former London Mayor would make a good Prime Minister compared with 19 percent for Mr Corbyn.

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