UK markets closed

UK PM Johnson's lead over Labour narrows - YouGov poll

LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has seen its lead over the opposition Labour Party narrow to 12 points, according to an opinion poll published by YouGov for The Times and Sky News on Tuesday.

Ahead of Britain's election in just over three weeks' time, support for the Conservatives stood at 42%, down three points from YouGov's previous poll published on Saturday, while Labour was up two points at 30%.

The pro-European Union Liberal Democrats were unchanged on 15% and the Brexit Party was on 4%, also unchanged.

YouGov surveyed 1,606 people online between Nov. 18 and 19. (Reporting by Costas Pitas, Writing by William Schomberg, Editing by Kylie MacLellan)