Boris Johnson could surge to victory in tomorrow’s General Election after one in ten van drivers revealed they had switched their vote to back the Conservatives. Research from Vanarama has revealed 35 percent of all van owners will back Boris Johnson to lead the nation in Thursday’s vote.
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Just 29 percent of van drivers say they will vote for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party as Brexit supporting road users switch their allegiance.
A massive 75 percent of van owners revealed they want to see Britain leave the European Union at whatever cost as many switch parties to make sure of an EU exit.
Brexit was so impotent to van owners a massive 40 percent revealed they would prefer to leave the EU than see England win the Euro 2020 football championship.
Van drivers revealed they had dropped support for the Labour Party for several reasons with Brexit uncertainty and poor leadership mostly to blame.
Over half of van owners said they would not be voting for Labour due to poor leadership from Jeremy Corbyn as 46 percent revealed they did not agree with their confused Brexit stance.
The data revealed a massive 16 percent of van owners had an intention to vote for other parties such as the Greens or the Brexit Party.
Seven percent or 280,000 van owners said they were still undecided on who to vote for and could be vital in key marginals.
Sticking with the national geographic picture the research revealed van owners were more likely to vote for the Conservatives in Eastern and Southern regions.
Breaking down the numbers Labour would still control Northern regions despite many saying they would switch to back the Tories.
Speaking on the findings, founder and CEO of Vanarama, Andy Alderson said: The overarching message this time is clear, they want to get Brexit done and get on with doing what they do best – working hard and earning a living.”
Two in five van owners also revealed the price changes could be enough for them to switch their vote.
Labour proposals to impose a one-off £11billion tax on windfall profits against oil companies could see petrol prices rise.
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The increased costs could be passed onto the customer which would result in wild petrol price rises across the country.
Costs could rise by as much as 16p per litre which could see motorists charged an extra £90 per year to top up their vehicles.
The Conservatives have frozen fuel duty for the past nine years and have revealed no plans to increase it in their manifesto.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has previously attacked the party plans for motorists as he even claimed the Labour leader was out to hit people with massive tax rises.
He said: “It is now clear that Labour has secret plans to clobber hardworking people with a barrage of tax hikes on their family car, that would leave families with less money in their pockets.
“Labour’s extreme economic policies would be a disaster for drivers.”
Labour has plans to hit motorists hard if they form the next government with proposals to axe new sales of traditional petrol and diesel cars by 2030.
The group has committed more than £3.5billion to new electric car charging stations and has promised to make the nation less reliant on vehicles.
Labour’s plans have been criticised by thor own trade union supporters who have claimed their plans could threaten communities.
GMB leader Tim Roache said: “We believe it would mean within the next decade a series of measures such as the confiscation of petrol cars.
“It will put entire industries and the jobs they produced in peril.”
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