Half of voters consider Rishi Sunak is just too wealthy to be Prime Minister, in accordance with unique polling for LFF, highlighting as soon as extra how the richest MP in Parliament is perceived to be out of contact with the lives of peculiar folks throughout the nation.
The ballot, carried out by Savanta:ComRes for LFF, discovered that fifty% of these surveyed consider that Sunak is just too wealthy to be prime minister, in comparison with 32% who consider he isn’t too wealthy to be the chief of the nation. 17% answered ‘don’t know’.
Sunak’s victory within the Tory social gathering management race, signifies that the occupants of Downing Avenue are for the primary time in historical past richer than the monarch in Buckingham Palace.
The Prime Minister was the primary front-line politician to debut on the Sunday Instances Wealthy Listing earlier this 12 months. The previous chancellor and his spouse’s wealth is estimated to be £730 million.
55% of these aged 18-24 consider Sunak is just too rich to be prime minister as do 58% of 25-34 12 months olds. The determine falls to 46% amongst these aged 65 and over.
On the subject of social gathering affiliation, 41% of Tory social gathering voters consider Sunak is just too wealthy to be prime minister as do 63% of Labour Get together voters. 52% of Liberal Democrat Get together voters consider the identical as do 60% of Inexperienced Get together voters.
The findings come forward of the Autumn assertion this morning, during which chancellor Jeremy Hunt is predicted to set out a bundle of spending cuts and tax rises to steadiness the books following the disastrous mini-budget.
Sunak has repeatedly warned of robust decisions forward, decisions he is aware of little or no about by advantage of his wealth, as he now presides over one more spherical of austerity which can disproportionately hit the poorest communities the toughest.
Basit Mahmood is editor of Left Foot Ahead
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The query requested was the next: Which of the next is nearer to your view?
Rishi Sunak is just too wealthy to be Prime Minister
Rishi Sunak will not be too wealthy to be Prime Minister
Consultant ballot of 2088 GB adults. Ready by Savanta: ComRes
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