More than three quarters of us think public services such as education, transport and the NHS have got worse in the past five years.
The new figure of 78% compares to 63% who said the same in March 2017 and just 40% back in November 2012, says the Ipsos Political Monitor poll.
It shows 70% of Conservative voters agree that public services have nose-dived since 2018.
Expectations are pessimistic – with 64% of us believing the NHS will worsen in the years ahead. That is up 18% since 2020.
More than half of us expect young people’s opportunities to fall and 47% are pessimistic about the quality of
the environment and 44% bemoan the education system.
Overall, 75% of the nation disagree that in the long term the Tory government’s policies will improve public services.
But 50% agree that Labour would improve public services.
Two thirds of Britons oppose cutting spending to reduce taxes and 64% oppose cutting spending to reduce borrowing.