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Voters head to the polls for local elections in England – including London – Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland on Thursday May 5.
The vote, which has been dominated by questions about the cost-of-living crisis and Number 10 “partygate” scandal, promises to be a key mid-term gauge of support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government. But it will also be a crucial test of whether opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer can convert recent opinion poll gains into votes.
Download this special local elections edition of the Dods Political Intelligence weekly Polling Report for the latest on opinion polls ahead of the vote.
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