Poll finds Somkid to be most impressive Cabinet member

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has edged Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam to be the most outstanding member of Gen Prayut Cabinet.

 

Mr Somkid scored 49.88 percent from 1,291 respondents surveyed by Nida Poll of the National Institute of Development Administration during August 20-23.

 

Dr Wissanu who came first for being a cabinet member most impressed by the public in the last survey six months ago came second after Somkid with 48.80 percent followed by Tourism and Sports Minister Weetrasak Kowsurat, 48.49 percent; Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda, 47.02 percent and Labour Minister Adul Saengsingkaew, 46.09 percent.

In the last poll conducted in February this year, Dr Wissanu scored 39.68 percent, followed by Somkid’s 38.72 percent; General Anupong’s 36.24 percent; Pol Gen Adul’s 34.56 percent and Justice Minister ACM Prajin Jantong’s34.48 percent.

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan was rated he most impressive minister with 38.72 percent in a survey conducted when the government was in office for three years.  
Obviously, the survey was conducted before he was embroiled in the luxury wristwatch scandal.