Essential Report

Trust to implement recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission

Feb 13, 2019

Q. Who do you trust to implement the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission?   

Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
Scott Morrison and the Liberal Party 23% 28% 18% 21% 18% 29%
Bill Shorten and the Labor Party 27% 30% 25% 27% 30% 25%
No difference 35% 34% 37% 33% 37% 36%
Don’t know 15% 9% 20% 19% 15% 10%

Over a third of people (35%) believe it will make no difference whether a Coalition or Labor Government implement the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission.

Males (28%) and voters over the age of 55 (29%) are most likely to trust the Coalition to deliver the recommendations.

Total Labor Liberal + National Greens NET: Other
Scott Morrison and the Liberal Party 23% 5% 56% 6% 17%
Bill Shorten and the Labor Party 27% 60% 5% 32% 8%
No difference 35% 26% 29% 45% 58%
Don’t know 15% 9% 9% 18% 16%

Trust to deliver the Banking Royal Commission recommendations generally follow party voting intention, with 60% of Labor voters, and 56% of Coalition voters trusting their own party.

Greens voters (45%) and minor party/independent voters (58%) are most likely to think it will no make a difference who implements the recommendations.

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