Boris Johnson 'most popular politician'

A ComRes poll has found that Boris Johnson is more popular than the prime minister, while Britons viewed religious freedom as one of the least important "British values".

ComRes interviewed 2,034 British adults online earlier this month.

Politicians in order of popularity:

  • London mayor Boris Johnson - 41%
  • Prime Minister David Cameron - 28%
  • Ukip's Nigel Farage - 26%
  • William Hague - 25%
  • Labour leader Ed Miliband - 19%
  • Theresa May - 16%
  • Nick Clegg - 13%
  • Michael Gove - 9%

Most important British values:

  • Freedom of speech - 48%
  • Tolerance - 27%
  • A sense of humour - 26%
  • Equality - 24%
  • Politeness - 22%
  • Political freedom - 20%
  • Responsibility - 14%
  • Religious freedom - 12%
  • Aspiration - 3%

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