27% of Britons believe Truss will be worse than Johnson - Poll
The YouGov poll also reveals that half of Britons are disappointed in the fact that Truss became PM.
A YouGov poll regarding new UK PM Liz Truss's performance expectations versus that of her predecessor Boris Johnson was published Monday by The Times. The results showed that over a quarter of UK citizens believed that Truss will perform worse than Johnson.
The total number of people surveyed by YouGov was 2,488. Of those people, only 14% expect Truss to outperform Johnson. In parallel, 27% of the surveyed group believe she will perform worse than the former PM. The survey, as reported by YouGov, also noted that half of those polled had stated that they were disappointed in the fact that Truss became PM.
The poll also showed that one in five people were confident that a Truss government will ease the cost-of-living issue.
Truss takes over the UK government at a time where global inflation is soaring, with the UK's accelerating at the fastest pace in 40 years in July, reaching double-digits and adding more pressure on the Bank of England.
Last month, the consumer price index boosted up 10.1% on an annual basis, surpassing the FXStreet-cited market consensus of 9.8% and speeding up from 9.4% in June.
The last time inflation was this extreme was in 1982 - 40 years ago.
Furthermore, research by the International Monetary Fund showed that the increasing energy crisis is wreaking havoc on British family budgets more than any other country in Western Europe.
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