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Monday 5 October 2015

Margaret Thatcher rated as most capable PM, Tony Blair most likeable

Published 04/07/2011

Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher

Voters rate Margaret Thatcher the most capable Prime Minister of recent decades, but think Tony Blair was the most likeable, according to a new poll.

The survey for the Reuters/ Ipsos Mori Political Monitor put Lady Thatcher's successor Sir John Major bottom of the rankings on both counts.

Only 1% regarded PM David Cameron the most capable.

Conservative voters preferred Lady Thatcher, with two-thirds saying she was the most capable compared to one-fifth for Cameron.

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