The World : Thatcher Popularity Falls

The popularity of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her Conservative Party has slumped to its lowest level in the lifetime of the present government, according to a Gallup poll for the Daily Telegraph newspaper. In a survey of 1,000 voters, 60% said they were "dissatisfied" with Thatcher. The poll showed the opposition Labor Party drawing the most support with 38%, followed by the alliance of Liberals and Social Democrats with 32.5%. Thatcher's Conservative Party trailed with 27.5%. A month ago, the Gallup survey showed Labor and the Conservatives in a tie at 34.5% and the alliance with 30%.

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