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Rishi Sunak is now just three points behind Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer in the fortnightly best Prime Minister Techne UK poll after a series of political victories has seen his stock rise. The Prime Minister scored 41 percent in the survey of 1,624 voters to Starmer’s 44 points.

The results come after the same poll revealed that the Conservative Party had taken almost a third off Labour’s lead in the last month taking it down from 22 points to 15.

It follows what has been seen as a strong set of results for the Prime Minister on policy areas after he saw off a potential rebellion on his Brexit deal on Northern Ireland with only 22 Tory MPs voting against it.

His legislation tackling the migrant crisis and small boats has also boosted morale in the party and saw him get a good welcome in the Dudley North red wall seat where he went this weekend to campaign during the Conservative spring conference in Birmingham.

Starmer’s lead over Sunak is now just a third of what it was at the start of the year when it hit nine points.

But those around Mr Sunak have also always taken confidence that his personal ratings have continued to outpoll the Conservative Party when given a choice between him and Starmer.

According to this week’s survey results, Sunak is clearly ahead among older voters who are more likely to go to the polls.

With voters aged 45 to 54 he leads 45 percent to 40 percent, with 55-to-64-year-olds he leads by 47 percent to 39 percent; and 65 and over he is 51 percent to 39 percent.

But the Prime Minister continues to struggle with younger voters.

Among 18-to-34-year-olds Starmer leads by 50 percent to 31 percent.

Sunak is the mostly popular choice for two thirds (64 percent) of Leave voters while Sir Keir still appeals more to Remain voters with 61 percent.

Worryingly for Sunak 15 percent of Conservative voters from 2019 would still rather see Starmer in Downing Street than him.

Techne UK chief executive Michela Morizzo said: “The problems facing Rishi Sunak and his Conservative Government remain considerable.

“It is too early to say that this is a Conservative comeback, but, this being said, it seems clear that voters appreciated the actions carried out in the last weeks by Rishi Sunak and his Conservative Party.”