Boris Johnson far less popular with party members than Tory Senedd leader, poll suggests
Boris Johnson is far less popular with party members than the leader of the Tories in the Senedd, a new poll has suggested.
The monthly Cabinet League Table, a survey of party members published by political website Conservative Home, gave Andrew RT Davies a net satisfaction rating of 28.5% compared to a lowly 3.4% for the UK Prime Minister.
It also put the Welsh Secretary Simon Hart comfortably ahead of Johnson on 17.5%.
According to the survey, conducted in July, the Prime Minister’s rating has plummeted by more than 35 points since the previous month. This was following a storm of protest after he and the Chancellor Rishi Sunak trying to avoid self-isolating. This resulted in them performing a U-turn.
However, Sunak maintained his second place position in the survey with a rating of 74.1%.
Liz Truss, the Secretary of State for International Trade, who has been put on 88.6%, came in first place.
The Home Secretary Priti Patel had a rating of 26%, which is a fall of 20 points from the previous month and Conservative Home claims an “ongoing failure to stem the flow of boats across the Channel seems the most likely explanation.”
The Tory politician with the lowest rating of all was England’s Education Secretary Gavin Williamson at -44.1%.