Poll: Half of Czechs believe in necessity of government austerity plan

Fifty-one percent of Czechs think that the government austerity package presented last week is necessary, suggests a poll conducted for Czech Radio by the Median agency. However, two-fifths of respondents in the survey said they did not understand the measures.

The majority of people believe that the changes are coming too late and over two-thirds say they will not tackle growing state indebtedness.

Author: Ian Willoughby