None of Somerset’s seats could change hands in the general election, according to the latest YouGov poll.

YouGov has published its MRP poll following a week of interviews with the UK public, and has made its prediction for how the election on December 12 may play out.

If its findings are correct, the Conservatives are looking at winning a solid majority with their best national performance since the late-1980s.

In Somerset, its findings suggest all five seats should remain blue – though anything can happen with two weeks to go until polling stations open.

The YouGov poll provides an estimate result for each of the 632 seats in England, Scotland and Wales (excluding the 18 seats in Northern Ireland).

It is based on information obtained from more than 100,000 interviews in the week up to November 26, and also includes analysis of “key demographics, past voting behaviour, and the likely turnout among different demographic groups”.

Nationally, it predicts the Conservatives will win 43 per cent of the vote – roughly the same as in 2017 – and 359 seats, giving them a majority of 68 and their best result since Margaret Thatcher won a third term in 1987.

Labour will take 32 per cent of the vote (a drop of around nine percentage points) and will lose 51 seats, taking their tally to 211 – their worst showing since 1983.

The Lib Dems will take 14 per cent of the vote and gain one seat, taking their total to 13, while the SNP will take 43 seats.

The Green Party will remain on one seat, while the Brexit Party will finish empty handed.

The poll estimates the Conservatives will hold on to each of the five seats in Somerset – with some candidates set to win by comfortable margins:

Bridgwater and West Somerset: Ian Liddell-Grainger will slightly increase his share of the vote to 56 per cent. Labour’s share of the vote will fall from five points to 23 per cent, while the Lib Dems will climb four points to 15 per cent

Somerton and Frome: David Warburton will remain on 57 per cent of the vote – the same share he received in 2017. The Lib Dems will climb four points to 25 per cent, with Labour falling five points to 12 per cent and the Greens polling five per cent (a slight improvement on last time)

Taunton Deane: Rebecca Pow’s share of the vote will rise slightly to 54 per cent, with the Lib Dems climbing nearly seven points to 34 per cent. Labour will finish a distant third, dropping six points to nine per cent of the vote

Wells: James Heappey will remain on 51 per cent of the vote, identical to his 2017 result. The Lib Dems will climb just over two points to 40 per cent, with Labour falling nearly four points to eight per cent

Yeovil: Marcus Fysh’s share of the vote will reduce slightly to 53 per cent – though this is still higher than when he first won the seat in 2015. The Lib Dems will climb slightly to 31 per cent, with Labour dropping to nine per cent and the Greens up two points with four per cent of the vote

Polling stations will be open on December 12 from 7am to 10pm.