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Channel 4 News Poll: Most blame Government for cost of living crisis

Chris Holbrook Find Out Now Market Research

Chris Holbrook

23rd Nov, 2022 | 4 mins read

A snap poll for Channel 4 News following Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn statement shows that the majority of the public blame the current government for the cost of living crisis over “global factors”. Also, more say they now trust Labour more than the Conservatives on the economy, and most don’t trust the Governments stated commitment to “levelling up”

Q1. Which of the following do you think is mostly to blame for the cost of living crisis?

AnswerOverallCON votersLAB voters
The Government51%26%73%
Global factors37%65%18%
I don’t know7%6%5%
Prefer not to say6%3%4%

Full results here

Q2. Following yesterday’s Autumn Statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy
Hunt, who do you trust more to manage the UK’s economy?

AnswerOverallCON votersLAB voters
The Labour Party29%6%65%
The Conservative Party19%49%3%
I don’t know43%38%26%
Prefer not to say9%7%6%

Full results here

Q3. To what extent do you agree that the Government is committed to “levelling up”,
spreading opportunity more equally across the UK?

AnswerOverallCON votersLAB voters
Strongly agree4%7%1%
Somewhat agree13%27%5%
Neither agree nor disagree24%30%12%
Somewhat disagree17%12%22%
Strongly disagree31%15%53%

Full results here

A clip of the Channel 4 News coverage can be seen here

About the survey

Find Out Now interviewed 2,595 GB Adults online on Friday the 18th of November 2022. The sample was adjusted to nationally representative sample of 2,080 within 1% +/- ONS quotas for gender, age, region, SEG, and past voting.

Find Out Now are members of the Market Research Society and British Polling Council, and abides by their rules