Poll: PM 'reckless over Syria'

More than half of the public appear to believe David Cameron was wrong and behaved recklessly over proposing military action in Syria, according to the ITV News Index. But only a third think the Prime Minister has been weakened by the Commons defeat.

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Public: Britain more responsible over foreign conflicts

With the ghost of the Iraq war still lingering, the public see Britain as taking a more responsible attitude to foreign conflicts than in the past, with two thirds (65 per cent) agreeing.

The majority of the British public believe Britain is more responsible over foreign conflicts. Credit: PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

In a poll of 2,020 adults conducted by ComRes for ITV News, 15 per cent disagreed with the statement and 20 per cent did not know.

The poll also found 21 per cent of the public think Britain has 'abandoned the Syrian people in distress', 56 per cent disagreed and 23 per cent did not know.

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