Most Capable Chancellor - Trends

Q Who do you think would make the most capable Chancellor, the Conservatives' ... or Labour's ...?

(Base: c. 1,000 British adults aged 18+)

  George Osborne Ed Balls  Neither Don't know
  % %  % %
11-13 March 2011 35 36 17  12
17-19 March 2012 36 35 14  15
9-11 June 2012 29 37 21  13
8-10 December 2012  34  34  22  10
8-10 June 2013   35  38  15  13
10-12 August 2013  36  35  18  12
7-9 December 2013  40  29  19  12
8-12 March 2014  38  33  14  15
 8-11 March 2015  41  30 18  10 

 

Q Who do you think would make the most capable Chancellor, the Conservatives' George Osborne or Labour's John McDonnell?

(Base: c. 1,000 British adults aged 18+)

  George Osborne John McDonnell  Neither Don't know
  % %  % %
13-16 February 2016 46 29 10 15

 

Q Who do you think would make the most capable Chancellor, the Conservatives' Phillip Hammond or Labour's John McDonnell?

(Base: c. 1,000 British adults aged 18+)

  Phillip Hammond John McDonnell  Neither Don't know
  % %  % %
11-14 November 2016 46 28 8 18
24-28 November 2017 41 32 8 19

 

Q Who do you think would make the most capable Chancellor, the Conservatives' Sajid Javid or Labour's John McDonnell?

(Base: c. 1,000 British adults aged 18+)

  Sajid Javid John McDonnell  Neither Don't know
  % %  % %
25-28 October 2019 45 24 11 20

 

Q Who do you think would make the most capable Chancellor, the Conservatives' Rishi Sunak or Labour's Anneliese Dodds?

(Base: c. 1,000 British adults aged 18+)

 

  Rishi Sunak Anneliese Dodds  Neither Don't know
  % %  % %
4-10 December 2020 48 17 6 29