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30 September, Wednesday

Boris Johnson performed slightly better than Jeremy Corbyn

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A snap poll has revealed people think Boris Johnson performed slightly better than Jeremy Corbyn in Tuesday night’s leadership debate, Eurasia Diary reports citing UK news. 

Corbyn was only two percentage points behind the Prime Minister on 49 per cent.

A preliminary survey showed that the public expected Boris Johnson to win by 37 per cent to Jeremy Corbyn's 23 per cent.

Other figures collated by YouGov in the wake of the debate showed 45 per cent thought Jeremy Corbyn appeared “trustworthy” compared with just 40 per cent for Boris Johnson.

However, just 24 per cent of respondents felt the Labour leader’s performance was “Prime Ministerial”, as opposed to 54 per cent for Mr Johnson.

A total of 37 per cent described Mr Corbyn as “likeable”, 17 points behind Mr Johnson on 54 per cent.

While 59 per cent of people thought Mr Corbyn appeared “in touch with ordinary people” compared to just 29 per cent who felt the same about the Prime Minister.

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