A new opinion poll shows support for Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael is neck and neck at 27%.

The Millward Brown poll for tomorrow's Sunday Independent indicates a four point increase in support for Fine Gael.

This poll was carried out over 12 days finishing last Tuesday.

 979 adults around the country took part in the poll.

The proportion of undecided voters remains high, at 33%.

When undecided voters are excluded, support for Fine Gael is up four points since the last Sunday Independent poll a fortnight ago, at 27%.

Labour has dropped one point to 11% since the last poll, while Fianna Fáil is up one, to 27%, the same as Fine Gael.

Sinn Féin support is down two to 17%, while Independents and Others are down one to 18%.

Opinions on Government satisfaction were sought for the poll, with 74% saying that they were dissatisfied with how the Government is running the country. 

18% have said that they are satisfied with how the country is run and 14% of those polled said that they believed that Labour should continue with current Government policy.

When questioned on their views of party leaders; 65% said that they were dissatisfied with Enda Kenny's leadership.

Up to 70% claimed that they were dissatisfied with Eamon Gilmore's leadership and 15% of those polled believe Mr Gilmore should remain as leader.

Micheál Martin's popularity slipped with 53% of people unhappy with him, up 47% from two weeks ago.

The opinion poll also focused on the banks and queried if the banks are acting fairly or not towards those with distressed mortgages.

72% said that they did not think that the banks were acting fairly.

16% said that they did not know and 12% said that they felt the banks were acting fairly.

On the issue of writing off debts owed to banks to allow people to remain in their homes; 49% felt that they should be written off, 34% said that they should not and 16% said that they did not know.