One in 10 British voters have a good opinion of Liz Truss after round six weeks as Prime Minister, turning into essentially the most unpopular chief “by far” tracked by YouGov.
The survey, which questioned 1,724 British adults from October 14-16, confirmed the determine had fallen by 15% from every week in the past.
The recognition of Truss, who grew to become prime minister in early September, has plummeted following a tax minimize bundle, most of which was unwound this week.
4 in 5 UK adults view Truss unfavourably, whereas 62% view her as “very unfavorably”. Twenty p.c of 2019 Conservative voters have a good opinion of her.
Truss has a internet choice ranking of minus 70, down 14 share factors from final week, in keeping with the YouGov ballot on Tuesday.
Truss sacked Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng on Friday and changed him with Jeremy Hunt, who on Monday scrapped most of his predecessor’s fiscal bundle introduced on September 23.
“Truss is now by far essentially the most unpopular chief we have tracked,” Patrick English, affiliate director of YouGov’s political and social analysis staff, stated in a tweet.
Truss is extra unpopular than Boris Johnson, his predecessor who give up after a number of scandals, and his rivals for the Tory management, in keeping with the YouGov ballot.
Penny Mordaunt, the Home of Commons chief who changed Truss within the Home of Commons on Monday, ranked highest among the many prime Tory figures with a favor rating of minus 17. Hunt has a favor rating of minus 41.
Liz Truss is now by far essentially the most unpopular frontman we have tracked.
His internet choice of -70 is now nicely 15 factors beneath Corbyn’s worst rating of -55 (June 2019) *and* 17 factors above Johnson’s worst -53 (July 2020). https://t.co/otqfhPQouI
— Patrick English (@PME_Politics) October 18, 2022