A ton of troubles: how has Sunak fared in his First 100 days?


Rishi Sunak’s first 100 days as Prime Minister have not been without incident, despite presenting himself as a figure of stability and credibility. How do the public perceive his start? And what does it mean for the next election?

In his maiden speech as PM, Sunak said he would deliver on eight policy aims outlined in the Conservative Party manifesto that won the 2019 General Election, as well as promising that his government would bring back “integrity, professionalism and accountability”, traits found wanting in more recent Conservative administrations.

However, his first 100 days have not been without incident, and although he’s steadied the polling ship, his party remain well behind Labour. Despite his anti-sleaze rhetoric upon taking office, his early administration has been far from scandal-free, with one ministerial sacking and two others, in Dominic Raab and Suella Braverman, subject to Whitehall investigations. But what have the public made of Sunak’s first 100 days?

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