Surge in poll for independents as Fianna Fáil falls off top spot

Enda Kenny's part have reclaimed top spot

Fianna Fáil's top spot in the opinion polls appears to have been short lived.

A new Millward Brown survey due to be published in tomorrow's Sunday Independent shows there has been a surge in support for independent TDs and smaller parties, at the expense of Fianna Fail.

This Millward Brown poll shows Fine Gael is now back in first place on 24%, knocking Fianna Fail off the top spot, who are now on 23% support.

Independents and smaller parties gain six points to 22%, while Sinn Féin is up one to 21%.

And there was another disappointing result for Labour - who drop a further two points to 11%.

The poll also found that opinion is divided amongst the electorate as to whether Labour should pull the plug on the coalition - with 34% saying they think Labour should pull out of government while 31% said no.

Twenty eight per cent of those surveyed said they don't know who they would vote for if an election were to take place tomorrow.


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