Poll predicts hung parliament after election - with SNP, Lib Dems gaining seats

  • Published on Sep 10, 2019
  • Early this morning, parliament closed for five weeks in scenes of chaos and fury. During the formal ceremony, angry opposition MPs sang in the chamber in protest and claimed the government was silencing their voices. Equally bitter on their side, Conservative MPs heckled the Speaker, who they consider to be biased against them.
    Boris Johnson insists that the best way of resolving the Brexit divisions is to hold a general election. But would that provide a clear solution?
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  • arthur lewis
    arthur lewis 2 months ago

    Having worked for a polling company for a few years I find Channel 4's faith in them quite sweet.

  • Freddie Fletcher
    Freddie Fletcher 2 months ago


  • Steve Mcguiness
    Steve Mcguiness 2 months ago +2

    Fast forward to DEC 12/12/19 Boris with a massive Majority, and brexit will be done, and channel4 showed it true colours has the bias broadcasting news channel it is in fact it now take top slot just over the BBC

  • Chris Clarkson
    Chris Clarkson 2 months ago +2

    This aged well.

  • David Clapperton
    David Clapperton 2 months ago

    Hung parliament here we come.
    Surely MP's from different parties are capable of working together to form a coalition for the good of the electorate.
    Why does it have to be single party majority governments all the time? All around the world they have coaliton governments wll the time. Why not here in the UK as well. Whenever there's one formed here after an election, the PM of the Senior partner looks to force a general election to try to replace the MP's from other parties of the coalition. with MP's all from his own party ASAP rather than stick with the coalition arrangement for the whole 5 years.
    The UK electorate voted for a coalition to last 5 years in 2017, not for it to be broken up on purpose by Johnson as soon as he replaced May so that he would have to force another election to try to get a tory majority government to push through the most savage of hard brexits with support for getting Brexit done running short of 50% of the vote cast.
    But no overall control for the tories is better than a tory majority. Tories relying on DUP for Brexit support in a hung parliament but DUP voting against his withdrawal agreement because of the Irish sea border wlll give Johnson a severe headache.

  • Kaiser Willhelm The 2nd
    Kaiser Willhelm The 2nd 2 months ago +1

    They need to all agree brexit means brexit

  • james richards
    james richards 4 months ago

    they are just a load of old pollocks; haven't people learnt from the us, uk & referendum results?

  • Ingrid Lambert
    Ingrid Lambert 5 months ago

    I'd like to see them hung 🤨

  • rodney day
    rodney day 5 months ago

    When was the last time a poll was right.. conservatives would storm it

  • kevin walker
    kevin walker 5 months ago

    can you hear all the labour common slappers singing

  • kevin walker
    kevin walker 5 months ago +1

    how the traitors gather from wife cheaters to war criminals

  • Taye
    Taye 5 months ago

    This would be awful for the country but I genuinely want an election to happen that is terrible enough for all parties that not a single party has anywhere near a majority. So bad a government of national unity won’t even work.
    Then maybe due to the emergency a senior civil servant can be made Caretaker PM. Because there is no doubt in my mind that the civil service would do all of this with q
    10 times the competence of our idiot politicians.

  • Jay Alex
    Jay Alex 5 months ago

    A lot of politicians better start looking for jobs Most of them know the people will vote them out. That’s why they don’t want an election.

  • Richard
    Richard 5 months ago +3

    Check out the bunch of traitors ,I won't live under EU occupation ,I'll fight

  • Gealaich
    Gealaich 5 months ago

    Their refusal of an election has never been "mysterious" they've illustrated each time that preventing a "no deal" takes priority, only THEN will they participate in a general election

  • Alex Baseball4
    Alex Baseball4 5 months ago +1

    One poll? How about the other polls where conservatives are up big

    • Ster Chess
      Ster Chess 5 months ago

      There have been a number of different techniques used. It all depends on what factors are taken into account. Most polls are struggling to find leave voters and are therefore compensating in favour of the conservatives.

  • Duyan Tso
    Duyan Tso 5 months ago

    1:03 witches and wizards from harry Potter

  • henk
    henk 5 months ago

    If Labour wants any success in General Elections they will simply have to ditch Corbyn and his extremely left wing pals.

  • Darth Brino
    Darth Brino 5 months ago

    So the northern working class leaver geniuses will actually vote tory 😂 I mean a tory government and a hard core no deal brexit will be wonderful for the deprived regions!

    • TeacherToolkitDemo
      TeacherToolkitDemo 5 months ago

      @Darth Brino well I can assure you the majority of British people are very welcoming and I am sorry you have had trouble with low class individuals. My apologies. I am a physicist so I like science as well 😬. I am very average however.

    • Darth Brino
      Darth Brino 5 months ago

      TeacherToolkitDemo ok sorry the expression was a bit harsh, it’s just that emotions are running high, I’m Italian I have devoted all my working life to U.K. science and I have been insulted in the street. But I appreciate it’s due to a minority of idiots. All I’m saying is appreciate the huge contributions that EU nationals make to UK society. And what’s wrong with a village full of Slovaks 😂 we have parts of central Italy full of Brits but we don’t complain, we’re flattered they have chosen our country. I suggest that’s a healthier attitude. Well I guess at least we agree that U.K. governments have been serially inadequate. I remain convinced that brexit is a terrible idea, but I guess we’ll have to disagree on that. All the best

    • TeacherToolkitDemo
      TeacherToolkitDemo 5 months ago

      @Darth Brino I do think you have some valid points. Personally i dont care if we leave or stay in the Union. Things will work out in the end. Good luck to us all i guess.

    • TeacherToolkitDemo
      TeacherToolkitDemo 5 months ago

      @Darth Brino Erm I dont understand the spit on them comment. I am not nasty to anyone I've actually lived in 2 foreign countries and immersed myself i foreign culture. The countries I lived in have better immigration processes and standards than the UK. The EU system is a recipe for disaster. The hoops I jumped through to get my Visa for china were necessary and they do right by their own people making sure the people they let in are productive and not criminals. When my Visa expired i was allowed to stay in china for 2 weeks to travel and if I overstayed it's a 2 year prison sentence smashing Rocks 😂.

    • Darth Brino
      Darth Brino 5 months ago

      TeacherToolkitDemo ok we’ll have to agree to disagree. Thanks for the dialogue and al the best

  • Darth Brino
    Darth Brino 5 months ago

    In my country there’s no way the PM could simply shut down parliament for political advantage 😂

  • MyUboat JVO
    MyUboat JVO 5 months ago +1

    That should be all the hung quislings and traitors . Those that forget the people rule . They voted to leave .

  • GMP
    GMP 5 months ago

    Today, 15th Sept Tory Party increased its lead in the polls. I would never have believe it but the BRITS are as stupid as the Americans.

  • Captain Insano Shows no mercy

    If Johnson and Farage could form a pact there would be no risk of a hung parliament.

  • Parmvir Singh
    Parmvir Singh 5 months ago +1

    BoJo talking about democracy while shut down parliament by him

  • TheCrusaderRabbits
    TheCrusaderRabbits 5 months ago

    Conservatives will clean up.

  • Xeccelerator
    Xeccelerator 5 months ago +4

    Charles Kennedy was the best Lib Dem leader. Back when they had principles

  • richtea
    richtea 5 months ago +2

    Poll conducted entirely in London to those willing to talk to poll takers. The silent majority will decide.

  • Daddy AF
    Daddy AF 5 months ago

    This poll is the best the wealthier interests can hope for. That’s why they are pushing it to the point of distortion. Labor will appeal to voters on more than this one issue. These social issues are being ignored in these biased polls. Have the election.

  • Jeff Holmes
    Jeff Holmes 5 months ago

    Polls are propaganda. Remain parties know they will get smashed for their betrayal of the democratic vote. Brexit party could win this one.

  • Md Device
    Md Device 5 months ago

    Inbred islanders.

  • crocodile2006
    crocodile2006 5 months ago

    Fake News for Fake Views. Channel 4 is home of the Remoaners... you should fully support an election, but you don't because you know you'd #LOSE

  • Jon B
    Jon B 5 months ago

    Anyone who believes anything from Channel 4 political news nowadays must have little grip on reality. Biased is not an adequate word. Those involved should be ashamed of themselves: not journalists anymore, but apparatchiks. And my distrust and contempt for Jon Snow is so great that if he told me what the weather was I would not believe him until I had looked outside of the window.

  • keefie80
    keefie80 5 months ago

    Mrs Teacher..you should know full well that Harold falling into Williams hands is NOT the reason for WILLIAMS claim. The Normans were descendants of the vikings. Edward the confessors blood line therefore ran through Harold Hardrada and William Duke of Normandy. HH was defeated at Stamford Bridge. William won at Hastings. But William had the better claim to be King of England by lineage and descendancy. Harold Godwinson ( arrow in the eye) had no link to the throne other than being Edwards supporter and getting a nod on edwards death bed.

  • aud loves life
    aud loves life 5 months ago

    This is exactly why I will NEVER buy a to licence again.

  • Will Craggs
    Will Craggs 5 months ago

    lol labour wouldn’t take back Middlesbrough. They’re going to collapse in the north east

  • glen revell
    glen revell 5 months ago

    The speaker is a traitor and is owned by the EU as are the lords

  • keefie80
    keefie80 5 months ago

    Boris you idiot...f..the con traitors...get in bed with BP and both of you ...make sure you win every seat you can.
    stop trying to save the tory party...start trying to win brexit!!!!

  • SliceOfDog
    SliceOfDog 5 months ago

    Can we just take a moment to appreciate how absurd and undemocratic our election system is? The Conservatives can lose a quarter of their vote and not lose a single seat. Regardless of your political alignment, everyone must surely admit that is an absurd statistic.

  • Nimitz- T22
    Nimitz- T22 5 months ago

    1:20 I'm not english why they wearing that like it's the 1800s?

  • john cummings
    john cummings 5 months ago

    The parliaent want hanging what a shower sing the rad flag they eitheraddle brain or cannot read becausethey have never read the history of communism how many of the Ordinary people tney killed

  • blackhornetful
    blackhornetful 5 months ago

    Not if boris and nige work together

  • luke rush
    luke rush 5 months ago

    Screw your polls they are never right

  • Gary Redmond
    Gary Redmond 5 months ago

    Yeah I'm all for a hung Parliment.

  • ali bawazir
    ali bawazir 5 months ago

    Even before Theresa May's resignation when it became apparent Boris would succeed her, I knew Boris would be trouble for Tories and to himself. He thinks he will do business with Trump and hence he does not need European Union. Only time will tell. His abusive speech that 'Africa will beg them to come and colonize us again' is obvious the man does not have an ounce of diplomacy in his fabric. I think he should stick to what he does best. Eat curry and fart loud and long.

  • Patrick A. Crawley
    Patrick A. Crawley 5 months ago

    Can't trust a man with a mouth like Bercow's.

  • Moe A
    Moe A 5 months ago +1

    Hung parliament, I think the public are just about ready hang (hung) who cares
    Iv has enough

  • Benjamin Hunter
    Benjamin Hunter 5 months ago

    Fake news!

  • taliesin halliday
    taliesin halliday 5 months ago +1

    the country is in a mess and noone knows whats happening with brexit as theyre acting worse than children. look at them pushing each other over and waving little pieces of paper and singing stupid songs. remove them all, they are not fit to be there.

  • raptokvortex
    raptokvortex 5 months ago

    The latest poll prediction I saw gave the Conservatives 38%

  • mark mywords
    mark mywords 5 months ago

    Mitchell thinks Boris has a cunning plan. Sad truth is, he hasn’t. We’re doomed!

  • chris cooper
    chris cooper 5 months ago

    the speakers been offered a new role as Frodo Baggins in Lord of the Rings

  • Stephen Beale
    Stephen Beale 5 months ago

    Donnez-moi un break! 🤣😆

  • Jhhwang Hwang
    Jhhwang Hwang 5 months ago


  • si matley
    si matley 5 months ago

    exaclty so.... general election is pointless

  • The Black Sheep
    The Black Sheep 5 months ago

    We all know where opinion polls lead to 😂😂 for three years the Left party in Australia was consistently in the lead then in the elections we had in May this year the Right wing party pulled off a surprise and extraordinary win! So maybe we could perhaps learn to stop using opinion polls!

  • syd
    syd 5 months ago

    From the opinions I have heard from northern friends Labour could lose up to 50 seats to the Brexit Party up there. They are well pissed off having their leave vote dishonoured.

  • David Blyth
    David Blyth 5 months ago

    This all started because two Eton boys had a rivalry in stated by their matron they probably called mummy xaxax

  • rich deering
    rich deering 5 months ago

    If the PM can deliver brexit, I don’t believe it’ll be a hung parliament... it’ll be a LANDSLIDE.
    Right will out in the long run.

  • rich deering
    rich deering 5 months ago

    It should be a YELLOW FLAG

  • Scout 1874
    Scout 1874 5 months ago

    Is there a more biased news network than ch4?