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3 in 5 want Hunt inquiry

David Cameron has dismissed calls for an independent inquiry into the Culture Secretary over News Corp's bid to takeover BSkyB. But 60% of people surveyed for The ITV News Index poll say they want one and 49% say he should quit.

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ITV News Index: Nearly half want Hunt to resign

Nearly half of the population appear to believe that the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt should resign over allegations that his special adviser was passing information to News Corp during their bid for BSkyB, according to the latest ITV News Index carried out by ComRes.

  • 49 per cent believe Hunt should resign.
  • 16 per cent disagree.
  • 35 per cent are not sure.

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