Trans Pacific Partnership

Jul 7, 2015

Q. The proposed Trans Pacific Partnership would allow foreign companies to sue the Australian Government in foreign courts for changes in government policies that cost them money. Do you think foreign companies should or should not be able to sue the Government for losses due to changes in policy?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Should be able to sue

10%

13%

11%

8%

4%

Should not be able to sue

61%

58%

66%

68%

77%

Don’t know

29%

30%

23%

24%

19%

61% think that foreign companies should not be able to sue the Government for losses due to changes in policy and only 10% think they should. Liberal/National voters (66%) are more likely than Labor voters (58%) to think they should not be able to sue.

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