UK government seen as most likely to ‘ignore the rules’, large European study finds

According to study, 66 per cent of people in UK and 70 per cent in Poland feel their government is not well respected

Maroosha Muzaffar
Wednesday 25 May 2022 16:08
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<p>File photo: In the UK, 31 per cent of the public said they felt negatively towards news and media organisations</p>

File photo: In the UK, 31 per cent of the public said they felt negatively towards news and media organisations

A new study has revealed that people in the UK are more likely than those in any other European nation to declare that their government “ignores rules”.

In the wake of Boris Johnson’s Partygate scandal, a large EU-funded study across six states in Europe showed that 62 per cent of people in the UK think their government ignores rules and procedures.

In Poland, where the administration has often been accused of authoritarianism, 50 per cent of the respondents believed that their government has no regard for the rules.

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