Conservatives facing electoral DEVASTATION as new poll hints ELEVEN Cabinet ministers set to lose seats

The Conservative Party is on course for a worse defeat than that seen by John Major in 1997, as a devastating new poll shows that eleven cabinet ministers could lose their seats.

The YouGov poll shows that Labour would take 403 seats, while the Tories would be reduced to 155 seats.


This would give Sir Keir Starmer a majority of 154 seats.

In 1997, Tony Blair won 418 out of the 659 seats available. Major won 165 seats.

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The Conservative Party is on course for a worse defeat than that seen by John Major in 1997, as a devastating new poll shows that eleven cabinet ministers could lose their seats

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As many as 11 Cabinet members would lose their seats, the survey shows. These include Chancellor Jeremy Hunt, Commons Leader Penny Mordaunt, Defence Secretary Grant Shapps, Transport Secretary Mark Harper and Justice Secretary Alex Chalk.

Michele Donelan Simon Hart, Victoria Prentis, Johnny Mercer, Michael Tomlinson, David TC Davies would also lose their seats.

The polling, conducted by YouGov, put Labour on 41 per cent support, the Conservatives on 24 per cent and the Liberal Democrats on 12 per cent.

Reform UK was also on 12 per cent, the Greens were on seven per cent, while the SNP was on three per cent.

The polling showed that the SNP would lose 29 seats – with most of them going to Labour.

YouGov’s survey polled 18,000 people between March 7 and March 27.

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