Support for Hungary’s ruling party has fallen by one-seventh after it announced – and then hastily withdrew – a plan to impose a tax on Internet usage, an opinion poll showed on Friday.
Pollster Ipsos said support for Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party had fallen to 30 percent in its latest poll from 35 percent in early October.
The party still has a huge lead over its rivals, none of whom appeared to have gained much support at its expense. But the loss of 400,000 supporters for Fidesz in just a few weeks stood out in the poll results.
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