More encouraging news for Boris, on the day that he formally launched his mayoral campaign
. The latest YouGov / Evening Standard poll
puts the Spectator’s candidate 10 percentage points clear of Ken Livingstone. He also leads Ken on second preference votes.
Admittedly, it’s a bit down on his 12-point lead of two weeks ago. But at least it proves that wasn’t a freak result. The tide is certainly in Boris’s favour.
UPDATE: Over at Red Box, Sam Coates wonders whether Boris might scrap the congestion charge.