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Exclusive polling: Tories are “bad in a crisis”—and don’t stand for ordinary British workers

The results also show that the public view the party as divided, and not supportive of either small businessmen, farmers or working women

By Tom Clark   July 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May delivers her keynote speech at the Conservative Party Conference in 2017. Photo: PA

The perils of Brexit for the Conservatives are thrown into sharp relief by an exclusive Deltapoll survey for Prospect, which finds that it is no longer regarded as “good in a crisis”—and is seen as being more concerned with the interests of bankers and billionaires, rather than anyone else.

The party has often been charged with being heartless, but May faces the thorny dilemmas that Brexit poses without being thought to possess the…

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