OREANDA-NEWS. The share of British citizens approving the actions of Prime Minister Boris Johnson reached 55 %, 12 % more than last week. The proportion of respondents who are negative about the politician’s activities amounted to 35 %, 11 % less than week before. This follows from a poll conducted by the analytics company YouGov for The Times.

Thus, the difference between the positive and negative ratings of Johnson is 20 %, which is a record high for all the time of his premiership. Johnson became the head of the government last July and led the Conservative Party to victory in the November parliamentary elections. The publication states that Johnson’s popularity growth is unprecedented, it increased even among Britons who are not conservative voters.