Only four percent of Britons say they are “very pleased” to see Liz Truss as the new prime minister, a YouGov poll suggests
According to a YouGov poll, Britons don’t seem particularly excited about Liz Truss being elected new prime minister. Only half of UK citizens said they were. “disappointed”It was shocking to learn that Truss would become the next cabinet. “very disappointed”This prospect is a good example.
Respondents were only 4 percent happy with the new development. “very pleased”Truss in Downing Street, 10 Britons were able to do so. Another 18% agreed. “fairly pleased”This is the result.
Most people in the UK (67%) appeared to be particularly skeptical about Truss’ ability to tackle the rising cost of living – a top issue on the Britons’ agenda, according to another fresh YouGov poll. Nearly 40% said that they have. “no confidence” at all when it comes to the incoming prime minister’s potential of getting to grips with the issue.
Truss won the Conservative leadership election over her former Chancellor Rishi Sunak. Sunak was supported only by 60,399 Conservative Party members, but Truss received support from 81,326 Tories. According to YouGov, however, she does not have universal support from Conservative voters.
Four out of ten Conservative voters are happy with her win, and only a third have confidence that she can tackle the cost-of living crisis. 54 percent of respondents don’t have confidence in her ability to tackle the cost-of-living crisis and a third disapprove that she is leading the government.
40% believe Truss would make a great president. “about the same”Boris Johnson is her replacement as outgoing prime minister. A little more than 25% think she can be worse, and 14% feel that they should give her credit.
Truss is the third woman to become British prime minister after Cold War-era political giant Margaret Thatcher and Johnson’s predecessor Theresa May. After a meeting at Balmoral Castle, Scotland with Queen Elizabeth II, Truss will take official office Tuesday.
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