Public opinion on the ministerial appointment of Michael Gove in Great Britain 2017

This statistic shows the potential of Michael Gove as member of the cabinet following general election results according to an opinion poll among British adults in Great Britain during June of 2017. Of the respondents, 13 percent reported they believed Theresa May should offer Gove a ministerial job in the cabinet. By comparison, 49 percent of respondents thought May should not offer him a cabinet job, while 38 percent of respondents were unsure what an appropriate course of action would be.

Distribution of opinion in Great Britain regarding Theresa May's ministerial appointment of Michael Gove following the general election results in 2017

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Release date

June 2017


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

June 9 to June 10, 2017

Number of respondents

1,720 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "And do you think Theresa May should or should not offer cabinet jobs to the following MPs who are not currently in the cabinet? Michael Gove".

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