Trust in the UK Government

Published date : 16 November, 2022
4. If he will make an assessment with Cabinet colleagues of trends in the level of trust in the UK Government in Scotland.


This year’s Scottish social attitudes survey has revealed that 66% of people trust the Scottish Government to work in Scotland’s interests just about always or most of the time, which compares with only 22% who trust the UK Government to behave in the same way and 46% who consider that they can never trust the UK Government to work in Scotland’s best interests. That is a quite remarkable set of findings. Does the Minister have any useful insights into why the people of Scotland might feel this way?

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