63% think Cameron 'handled Miller affair badly'

Almost two thirds of the public think David Cameron handled the Maria Miller expenses row badly, according to a new ITV News/ComRes poll.

Over half of public think Miller's behaviour 'typical'

Over half the public (53%) think Maria Miller's behaviour in relation to her expenses is "typical of most or all MPs", a new ITV News/ComRes poll has found.

Maria Miller's apology to MPs was criticised for being only 32 seconds long Credit: PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The survey of 1,000 adults also found the controversy had made 49% of people trust politicians less.

Poll: 88% think Maria Miller was right to resign

The vast majority of the public (88%) think Maria Miller was right to resign as Culture Secretary, according to a new ITV News/ComRes poll.

Exactly the same proportion of Conservative voters said they supported the resignation.

The vast majority of the public think Maria Miller was right to resign, according to a poll Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

However a similar number (82%) said the Basingstoke MP should have stepped down from her cabinet role once the report into her expenses had been made public.

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63% think Cameron 'handled Miller affair badly'

Almost two thirds of the public think David Cameron handled the Maria Miller expenses row badly, according to a new ITV News/ComRes poll.

David Cameron speaking at Prime Minister's Questions today Credit: PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Some 63% of those polled said the Prime Minister had performed "badly", with 32% saying he had handled the the controversy "very badly".

Just 8% of respondents said they thought Mr Cameron had dealt with it well.

ComRes polled 1,000 members of the public today.