- July 26, 2020
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Daily News
- A majority of people have limited expectations from a cabinet reshuffle, believing it will not help improve the government’s performance, according an opinion survey by the Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, or Suan Dusit Poll.
- The poll was conducted online on 1,078 people throughout the country after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said a cabinet reshuffle was imminent.
- A majority of the respondents, 55.75%, believed the government’s performance would remain the same despite the reshuffle; 28.48% thought it would be even worse; and only 17.77% said it would be better.
- Asked what they wanted the new cabinet prioritise after taking office, with all respondents allowed to give more than one answer, 89.29% wanted it to quickly solve the country’s economic problems; 74.06% to solve the problem of unemployment; 72.84% to be transparent in its work; 70.68% to attach importance to people’s livelihoods; and 68.05% to look into people’s indebtedness.
- Asked whether the people would benefit from the cabinet reshuffle, 48.70% said “no”, saying only politicians would; 37.11% were uncertain, saying they would first have to see the composition of the new cabinet; and 14.19% said “yes”, saying the new, competent team members would help stabilise the government.