Brits want Keir Starmer to become Prime Minister over both Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak - GB News People's Poll finds

The polling also found the word they associated most with Liz Truss was 'untrustworthy'

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A poll exclusively commissioned by GB News has found that British people would prefer Keir Starmer to be Prime Minister over both Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss.

41 percent of the 1,235 Brits polled said they would be more likely to vote for a Labour Party led by Keir Starmer than the Conservatives led by Liz Truss, who received 22 percent of the vote.

And Rishi Sunak, also standing to become the next Tory leader and Prime Minister, only fared one percent better than Ms Truss when compared with Sir Keir, who received a share of 40 percent of the poll.

In both cases, 28 percent of people said they didn't know who they would prefer, with nine percent preferring not to say.

The results raise questions about the popularity of both candidates, with the Conservatives faring better in a straight contest with Labour.

Sir Keir Starmer
Sir Keir Starmer
Conservative leadership candidates Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss
Conservative leadership candidates Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss

When asked which party they would vote for if there was a General Election tomorrow, Labour came out on top with 31 percent.

But the margin between the two parties was a lot smaller than between the leaders, with 20 percent voting Conservatives.

A further 19 percent said they were undecided, with six percent preferring not to say, suggesting there was a huge share of the vote left.

Voters 65-years-old and older were the only age group to still back the Tories, with 35 percent of their vote, compared to Labour in second with 19 percent.

When asked to give one word they associated with Liz Truss, Brits' top answer was "untrustworthy",

Unfortunately for Ms Truss, second most popular answer was "useless", with the even less flattering "idiot" in third.