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New Survation poll of 3 000 UK adults between 16th to 23rd April, on trust in institutions, puts the Scottish Government well ahead of the other UK governments but, best of all, at 70%, way ahead of BBC News on 52% and Sky News on 44%.

Here’s the data:

https://www.avforums.com/threads/coronavirus-do-you-trust-the-uk-government-to-make-the-right-decisions.2277950/page-93

Note, only the NHS in the midst of a pandemic beats the Scottish Government. Has covid-19 denied the SNP Government top spot?

And, had the poll been taken more recently, after another week of covid-19 briefings, with the Scottish media making right big bahookies of themselves, who knows how wide the gap with them might have been.

And, this is not a one-of. A 2017 poll had the Scottish Government much more trusted than the UK Government:

And this is a UK poll so the Scottish respondentsmight trust BBC Scotland even less?

https://www.gov.scot/news/public-trust-in-scottish-government/