Opinions on Government responses to Covid-19 appear to be increasingly critical.
Respondents to this straw poll were asked to indicate their estimation of what friends, family and workmates thought of the Government's handling of the coronavirus. Here are the results for the 326 UK respondents:
Below are the response options A to E. Respondents were able to choose multiple selections, in which case their "score" was divided across the selected options:
The conclusions that can be drawn from a straw poll are limited due to the sample size and the inevitable selection bias that results from participants self-selected via twitter. However, by asking the same question of 200 to 300 people each month in the same way, it is is indicative if a trend becomes evident.
Here are the results for the question "Which of the following represents YOUR opinion?"
Here are the results from the respondents who were not from the UK:
Below are the results for the question "Which of the above represents the opinion of OTHERS YOU KNOW (FAMILY, FRIENDS, WORKMATES)? (Rest of the World)".
Below are the results for the question "Which of the above represents YOUR opinion? (Rest of the World)" with reference to the same options A to E.
For each group of respondents, whether reporting on their own opinions or on those of others, whether answering for the UK or for the "rest of the world", in all categories, the most popular response in both groups this month was again D, that "The Govt. and their experts have got the whole Covid topic completely and utterly wrong with a disastrous blanket lockdown"
- Previous straw poll results can be found here