Trust in local government stayed strong during pandemic, researchers find
30 November 2021
LocalGov are reporting that the public placed more trust in local authorities than national government in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the findings of a new survey.
While confidence in Westminster crumbled over the course of the crisis, it remained strong for local government.
From a high of 51% in May last year, levels of trust in national government dropped sharply to 34% after June 2020 and hit its lowest point in October 2020 at 21%.