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Britons have same level of trust in political system as Russians, survey shows

Similar levels of confidence in politics in UK, Russia, Mexico and Nigeria

Adam Forrest
Political Correspondent
Thursday 06 April 2023 07:53 BST
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The UK is on a par with Russia for confidence in its political system, according to a global survey which puts ranks Britain in the bottom half of countries.

Just one in six (17 per cent) of British voters say they are highly satisfied with how the political system is functioning, with double this proportion (32 per cent) saying they are dissatisfied.

The analysis of 23 countries, by the Policy Institute at King’s College London (KCL), was carried out as part of the World Values Survey – one of the largest and most widely used academic social surveys in the world.

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