Jeremy Corbyn's approval ratings overtake David Cameron's, poll shows


Jeremy Corbyn's approval ratings have overtaken David Cameron's in the wake of the political storm over George Osborne's Budget, according to a new opinion poll.

The Ipsos MORI poll for London's Evening Standard found satisfaction with the Labour leader's performance was up, with 35% satisfied as against 46% dissatisfied - a net satisfaction rating of minus 11.

Mr Cameron, in contrast, received his worst rating since 2013, with 34% satisfied and 59% dissatisfied, giving a net score of minus 25.

Mr Osborne fared even worse, with 27% satisfied - down 13 points since last month, and 60% dissatisfied - a 14 point increase, to give an overall rating of minus 33.

The poll puts support for the Conservatives on 36%, just two points ahead of Labour on 34%, with Ukip on 11% and the Liberal Democrats on 10%.

:: Ipsos MORI interviewed 1,023 adults aged 18 and over across Great Britain by telephone between March 19 and 22.