Voters perceive new PM Rishi Sunak as ‘rich’, polling shows

Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty appeared on this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, with a fortune of £720million

Joe Middleton
Monday 24 October 2022 17:19 BST
Rishi Sunak becomes UK’s third prime minister this year

Voters perceive new prime ministerRishi Sunak as “rich”, “good” and “capable”, according to new polling.

The word cloud, published by SavantaRes, also highlighted other positive associations such as “capable”, “clever” and “reliable” and “smart”

However it was not all plain sailing for the new inhabitant of No 10 as negative words such as “slimy”, “bad” and “snake” also loom large on the graphic.

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