Boris Johnson’s approval rating drops: Admiration for the Prime Minister has fallen among Conservative Party activists
Boris Johnson’s popularity plummeting: Prime Minister’s admiration for Tory activists has fallen since he tried to avoid isolation from Covid, poll shows
- A survey by the Conservative Home website found that its rating fell by 35.8 percent
- Bean follows the controversy over Johnson’s attempt to avoid self-isolation
- The sudden decline also came in the wake of the vaccine passport controversy
The prime minister’s popularity among Tory activists has plummeted since he tried to avoid self-isolation, according to a poll yesterday.
The survey, conducted by Conservative Home, found Boris JohnsonThe president’s rating had fallen from 39.2 percent last month to just 3.4 percent, placing him among the five lowest cabinet members.
The downfall comes on the heels of controversy over Mr Johnson’s attempt to avoid self-isolation after he was identified as a close contact with the health secretary. Sajid Javedwho tested positive last month.
Prime Minister and Chancellor Rishi Sunak He initially joined a Cabinet Office “pilot scheme” that would have allowed them to avoid quarantine. But hours later, the two men agreed to impeachment after a public backlash.
The survey by the Conservative Home website showed that Boris Johnson’s rating fell from 39.2 percent last month to just 3.4 percent, placing him among the lowest five cabinet members.
Only Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick, Conservative Party co-chair Amanda Melling and Education Secretary Gavin Williamson received a lower rating than Johnson.
In the poll, only Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick, Conservative Party co-chair Amanda Melling and Education Secretary Gavin Williamson Don Johnson were ranked.
The recession came after the controversy over vaccine passports. Two months ago, the PM had a net approval rating of 55.6.
In contrast, Sunak’s reputation seems almost unaffected. He remains the second most popular cabinet member with Conservative Party activists, with a net approval rating of 74.1.
The latest poll also found that a slim majority of Tory activists now believe the prime minister is handling the pandemic “badly”.
While 44.4 percent of activists said the prime minister is handling the crisis well, 48 percent said he is handling it poorly.