Perception on Jeremy Corbyn's influence as Labour leader Great Britain in 2017

This statistics shows the influence of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party on the results of the general election, according to an opinion poll among British adults in Great Britain during June of 2017. Of the respondents, 31 percent were sure the Labour Party would have done worse in the election if Corbyn had not been its leader. By comparison, 24 percent of respondents reported they believed the Labour Party would have achieved an even greater result were it not for Corbyn, while 25 percent thought the Labour Party would have performed much the same.

Distribution of opinion regarding the influence of Jeremy Corbyn on the general election results of the Labour Party in Great Britain in 2017

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Release date

June 2017


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

June 9 to June 10, 2017

Number of respondents

1,720 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Do you think the Labour Party would have done better or worse at the election without Jeremy Corbyn as leader, or would they have done much the same under someone else?"

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