Poll: Economic problems first
Economic problems are first on the list of issues which people think should be raised in the forthcoming censure debate against the government, Abac Poll revealed on Sunday.
- Published: 12/08/2012 at 11:04 AM
- Newspaper section: breakingnews
The poll was conducted on 2,363 people over 18 between Aug 7-11 in Bangkok, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Kanchanaburi, Suphan Buri, Chon Buri, Phichit, Phetchabun, Chiang Mai, Nakhon Phanom, Kalasin, Roi-et, Si Sa Ket, Udon Thani, Khon Kaen, Krabi, Narathiwat and Songkhla.
A total of 61.6 per cent of the people polled said they were interested in the censure debate and 38.4 per cent had a little or no interest in it.
Most of them, 57.4 per cent, said Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra should reply to questions raised for debate by herself, 35.9 per cent said she did not need to do so, and 6.7 per cent had no comment.
The respondents wanted the following issues to be debate:
- Economic problems (85.0 per cent)
- Drug problems (84.6 per cent)
- Farmers' access to capital sources (80.5 per cent)
- Division among people in the country (78.3 per cent)
- Compensation for people affected by natural disasters (78.1 per cent)
Most, or 88.8 per cent, of the respondents wanted the censure debate to solve the people's problems. Only 11.2 per cent wanted the debate to lead to the removal of the government.
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