Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva came top on the list of top ten Cabinet members with best performance, an opinion survey has found.
The ABAC Real-Time survey was conducted by Assumption University among 1,351 respondents from 17 provinces, including Bangkok, on Wednesday.
Asked to name 10 ministers with best performance, 70 per cent of the respondents named Abhisit.
He was followed by Tourism and Sports Minister Chumpol Silpa-archa who was voted by 56.3 per cent of respondents.
Education Minister Jurin Laksanavisit, who was named by 55.9 per cent of the respondents, came third on the list.
Most satisfied with Abhisit govt : survey
Most people are satisfied with the government’s performance over the past five months although many of the Cabinet members are unknown to the public, a survey has found.
Almost 59 per cent of the respondents said they were satisfied with the government’s performance “rather much or much,”compared to 9.4 per cent who were “very much” satisfied, the survey by Assumption University’s Abac Poll found.
The government rated an average 6.5 out of a best score of 10 by respondents.
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was the Cabinet member respondents were most satisfied with, notching up 70 per cent of votes.
He was followed by
Tourism and Sports Minister Chumpol Silapa-archa (56.3 per cent),
Education Minister Jurin Laksanawisit (55.9),
Science Minister Kalaya Sophonpanich (51.7),
Public Health Minister Witthaya Kaewparadai (50.4), and
Natural Resources and Environment Minister Suwit Khunkitti (50.3).
Other Cabinet members who polled acceptably were
Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij, who got 48.9 per cent,
Interior Minister Chaovarat Chanweerakul (48.2),
Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban (46.5), and
Deputy Commerce Minister Alongkorn Pollabutr (45.6).
The survey also found that a large percentage of respondents, ranging from 39 to 44 per cent, said they were unaware certain politicians were in the Cabinet. The 10 “least known” ministers are from all coalition parties, and included Democrat Culture Minister Teera Slukpetch.
The survey was conducted with 1,351 households on Wednesday in 17 provinces in all four regions, including Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Khon Kaen and Surat Thani.