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How bad can the polls get for Boris Johnson?

The public backlash from the Downing Street lockdown parties is starting to show in the polling.

The New Statesman’s polling expert Ben Walker joins Anoosh Chakelian, Ailbhe Rea and Stephen Bush to talk about the latest polls in the aftermath of the Downing Street party revelations.

They discuss whether this could do long-term damage to the Conservative Party, how soft the Labour lead is, and why Ben was wrong about the North Shropshire by-election.

Then in You Ask Us, the team answer a listener’s question on how well Keir Starmer is doing compared with other opposition leaders. If you have a question for You Ask Us, email podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk.

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