Poll shows UK PM Sunak narrowly won first head to head UK election debate

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader Rishi Sunak won the first televised election debate by a wafer thin margin, a YouGov snap poll for Sky News showed on Tuesday.

The poll showed 51% thought Sunak performed better, compared to 49% for his Labour Party rival Keir Starmer.

(Reporting by William James. Editing by Andrew MacAskill)