Some 60 percent of Britons: Blair cannot be trusted
Almost 60 percent of Britons believe their Prime Minister Tony Blair cannot be trusted, according to a poll published a day after he dismissed claims of misleading the public over the war in Iraq.
A total 59 percent of Britons believe Blair cannot be trusted compared with 27 percent who say he can, according to a YouGov poll in The Daily Telegraph newspaper on Friday.
On Thursday, Blair told a judicial inquiry into the apparent suicide of weapons specialist, David Kelly that claims his officials deliberately "sexed up" a dossier on Iraq's weapons were "extraordinary".
According to the YouGov poll, 47 percent of respondents said their opinion of Blair had gone down as a result of the inquiry into Kelly's death while the figure was 54 percent in relation to Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon. (Albawaba.com)
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