New Prime Minister Boris Johnson has a negative popularity rating across the whole country, according to new polling by YouGov.
Despite some polls suggesting that the Tories have enjoyed a “Boris bounce” since the arrival of the new PM, this YouGov data shows that Johnson is still disliked by the majority of Brits.
The new PM is most unpopular in Scotland, with an approval rating of -48, followed by London (-31), the North West (-29) and Wales (-27).
He is most popular (or least unpopular) in the East of England (-7) and the South West (-8).
But the bad news doesn’t end here for Boris. The new PM only has a 30% approval rating among women, while young people pretty much couldn’t dislike anyone more.
68% of 18-24 year-olds have a negative opinion of Boris, as do 63% of 25-34 year-olds and 62% of 35-44 year-olds. The only age group that has a positive view of Boris is the over 65s (unfortunately, this is also the age group most likely to turn out to vote).
There has been mounting speculation in Westminster that Boris is preparing for a general election. Judging by this, voters are ready to give the PM a kicking.