Essential Report

Trust most to handle the economy

Nov 3, 2015

Q. Who would you trust most to handle Australia’s economy – the Treasurer Scott Morrison or the Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other/ Indep- endent

Joe Hockey May 2015

Scott Morrison

27%

9%

53%

14%

20%

29%

Chris Bowen

18%

41%

4%

30%

6%

23%

Don’t know

56%

50%

43%

56%

74%

47%

27% have more trust in Scott Morrison to handle Australia’s economy and 18% have more trust in Chris Bowen. 56% don’t know who they would trust more.

These results show a slightly increased preference for the Treasurer over the Shadow Treasurer since this question was asked in May when Joe Hockey was treasurer.

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