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Following on from the post about Rishi Sunak’s waning popularity, a separate poll from Ipsos Mori also shows that his favourability ratings have dropped to the lowest since he became Chancellor.

It found that:

  • 26% of Britons are favourable towards the Chancellor and 44% unfavourable.
  • 56% think country heading in the wrong direction – highest number this parliament.
  • 52% think Johnson should resign if issued with a fixed penalty notice over ‘partygate’.

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