Who do you think would do the best job of running the country?
First-time voters: most suitable Prime Minister Great Britain (UK) 2015
This statistic shows the opinion of young people who will be eligible to vote for the first time in the 2015 United Kingdom (UK) General Election about who would be the best at running the country, in Great Britain as of 2014. Ed Miliband, the leader of the Labour Party, was considered the best candidate with 17 percent, whereas the current Prime Minister, David Cameron, won 15 percent of respondents.
Who do you think would do the best job of running the country?
Share of respondents
Ed Miliband17%
Boris Johnson15%
David Cameron15%
Alan Sugar12%
Russell Brand12%
Jeremy Clarkson11%
Nigel Farage9%
Jamie Oliver6%
Nick Clegg6%
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Source

Release date

May 2014

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

April 17 to 23, 2014

Number of respondents

1,005 respondents

Age group

17 to 21 years

Special properties

first time voters

Supplementary notes

*“First time voters”, for the purposes of this report, refers to 17-21 year olds eligible to vote for the first time in the May 2015 general election.
*Percentages not equalling 100 may be due to rounding.

First-time voters: most suitable Prime Minister Great Britain (UK) 2015
This statistic shows the opinion of young people who will be eligible to vote for the first time in the 2015 United Kingdom (UK) General Election about who would be the best at running the country, in Great Britain as of 2014. Ed Miliband, the leader of the Labour Party, was considered the best candidate with 17 percent, whereas the current Prime Minister, David Cameron, won 15 percent of respondents.
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