Poll: Johnson favoured over main political leaders

Influential Britons view Boris Johnson far more positively than the leaders of the three main political parties, according to a new YouGov poll.

The findings come from a monthly survey of UK opinion formers, drawn from politics, business, media, academia, non-governmental organisations and the public sector.

YouGov poll
The survey asked "How well do you believe each of the following are doing in their current roles?" Credit: YouGov


Boris: BBC did a splendid job

Boris Johnson says broadcaster Eddie Mair did a "splendid job" during an interview in which the Mayor of London was grilled over his "integrity", including suggestions he had lied about having an extra-marital affair.