Majority think Boris Johnson should resign as prime minister – poll
Opinium survey finds 43% think PM needs to go, but only 20% say Keir Starmer should step down
More people think Boris Johnson should resign as prime minister than think he should continue in office, according to the latest Opinium poll for the Observer.
The first poll of 2021 found that 43% thought he should resign, while 40% said that he should remain as leader. However, most Conservative voters (87%) think Johnson should stay on as leader, with just 7% thinking he should resign. Just 20% believed Keir Starmer should resign as Labour leader, with 52% saying he should remain as leader.