Preferred Prime Minister Polling

On this page is opinion polling on whether Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn (or indeed neither of them) would make the better Prime Minister. The following questions were asked by each pollster:

  • Opinium: Which, if any, of the following people do you think would be the best prime minister?
  • BMG Research: If you had to choose between the two, who would you prefer to see as the next Prime Minister?
  • YouGov: Which of the following do you think would make the best Prime Minister?
  • Survation: Which of the following do you think would make the best Prime Minister?
  • Ipsos MORI: Who do you think would make the most capable Prime Minister, the Conservative’s Theresa May, or Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn?
  • ICM: Putting aside which party you support, and only thinking about your impressions of them as leaders, which one of the following do you think would make the best Prime Minister for Britain?

Polls

Theresa May
Jeremy Corbyn
None of These
Don't Know
Last Day of Field WorkPollster / ClientSample SizeWeightTheresa MayJeremy CorbynNone of TheseDon't KnowLead
12 Apr 2019Opinium / The Observer2,007N/A24194985
3 Apr 2019YouGov / The Times1,771N/A2920-469
29 Mar 2019Opinium / The Observer2,008N/A251847107
25 Mar 2019YouGov / The Times2,110N/A3119-4612
22 Mar 2019Opinium / The Observer2,002N/A271844119
15 Mar 2019Opinium / The Observer2,008N/A291845811
7 Mar 2019YouGov / The Times-N/A3518-4417
1 Mar 2019Opinium / The Observer2,003N/A331842715
23 Feb 2019YouGov / The Times1,962N/A4019-4221
15 Feb 2019Opinium / The Observer2,005N/A30223998
4 Feb 2019YouGov / The Times1,851N/A4019-3921
1 Feb 2019Opinium / The Observer2,008N/A322039912
18 Jan 2019Opinium / The Observer2,006N/A29224097
14 Jan 2019YouGov / The Times1,701N/A3620-4116
7 Jan 2019YouGov / The Times1,656N/A3820-3818
14 Dec 2018Opinium / The Observer2,016N/A30223988
4 Dec 2018YouGov / The Times1,624N/A352443711
27 Nov 2018YouGov / The Times1,737N/A362333813
19 Nov 2018YouGov / The Times1,671N/A352243813
15 Nov 2018Opinium / The Observer2,003N/A30233897
5 Nov 2018YouGov / The Times1,637N/A362233814
23 Oct 2018YouGov / The Times1,802N/A352433811
15 Oct 2018YouGov / The Times1,649N/A3824-3814
12 Oct 2018Opinium / The Observer2,010N/A33243599
9 Oct 2018YouGov / The Times1,647N/A3625-4011
5 Oct 2018BMG Research1,503N/A3428-386
1 Oct 2018YouGov / The Times1,607N/A3423-4311
28 Sep 2018Opinium / The Observer2,008N/A3323341010
20 Sep 2018Opinium2,003N/A332336910
19 Sep 2018YouGov / The Times2,509N/A3623-4113
13 Sep 2018YouGov / The Times1,620N/A3623-4113
13 Sep 2018Opinium / The Observer2,011N/A322335109
7 Sep 2018BMG Research1,533N/A2625-491
4 Sep 2018YouGov / The Times1,883N/A3425-419
29 Aug 2018YouGov / The Times1,664N/A3523-4212
21 Aug 2018YouGov / The Times1,697N/A3623-4213
14 Aug 2018Opinium / The Observer2,003N/A3024-466
14 Aug 2018YouGov1,660N/A3524-4111
9 Aug 2018YouGov / The Times1,674N/A3622-3914
31 Jul 2018YouGov / The Times1,718N/A3225-407
23 Jul 2018YouGov1,650N/A3226-396
17 Jul 2018YouGov1,657N/A3325-388
13 Jul 2018Opinium / The Observer2,005N/A292536104
9 Jul 2018YouGov1,657N/A3325-388
13 Jul 2018Opinium / The Observer2,005N/A292536104
9 Jul 2018YouGov / The Times1,669N/A3427-367
4 Jul 2018YouGov / The Times1,641N/A3525-3710
26 Jun 2018YouGov / The Times1,645N/A3826-3412
19 Jun 2018YouGov1,606N/A3826-3412
12 Jun 2018YouGov1,638N/A3924-3715
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