Corbyn would lend you £10, Boris would be great in the pub and Farage would fight, according to student survey

Jeremy Corbyn would lend you cash, Boris Johnson would be great to have a pint with while Nigel Farage would get into a fight, a new student survey about politics has revealed.

Saturday, 18th January 2020, 1:21 pm
Updated Saturday, 18th January 2020, 1:21 pm

Nido Student, a leading UK student accommodation provider, wanted to see which politicians students resonated with on different subjects.

The firm asked 1,678 students from all regions of the UK a series of questions, where they had to name the politician most relevant to the scenario and got some interesting results.

The study was done in a light-hearted way to see how key figures in cabinet and opposition parties are received by students.

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Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Jeremy Corbyn.

Most likely to lend you a tenner: Jeremy Corbyn 45% of the vote

Most trusted to mind your purse/wallet: Jeremy Corbyn (35%)

Most likely to forget to text you back: Boris Johnson (45%)

Most likely to give to charity: Jeremy Corbyn (48%)

Most wanted to go to the pub with: Boris Johnson (29%)

Least wanted to be interviewed for a job by: Boris Johnson (26%)

Most likely to star in a reality TV show: Boris Johnson (47%)

Most likely to use a reusable straw: Jeremy Corbyn (33%)

Most likely to get into a fight: Nigel Farage (37%)

Most likely to be found on a dating app: Boris Johnson (32%)

Most trusted with a secret: Jeremy Corbyn (27%)

Whilst Johnson and Corbyn were most voted for nearly all scenarios, some other key figures also got honourable mentions:

Contrary to the UK overall, Londoners would rather go to the pub with Jeremy Corbyn and Scotland Nicola Sturgeon

Michael Gove was voted least likely to give to charity, lend someone £10 and be trusted with a purse/wallet to mind

Jo Swinson was second most likely to be found on a dating app, according to students, with 13% of the vote

While Corbyn is most trusted, they do not see him as someone they’d socialise with at the pub. Likewise, whilst Johnson is top candidate for a pub session, he is not trusted with money or personal information.