The cynicism of middle Ulster

A UK wide survey by the Committee on Standards in Public Life shows Northern Ireland has the lowest trust levels in politicians, senior police officers and the judiciary. However, Sir Alistair Graham highlighted that the differences between NI and other regions is not because of the larger working class but that:

“…the difference is almost entirely within the Northern Ireland middle class, who are considerably less likely than their counterparts in England and Wales to say that office-holders’ standards of conduct is high.”

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