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How often do you change your mind? Research says not that often as we look for things that confirm what we already think. But there is nothing wrong with changing your mind, you are free to do so.
But what about when organisations with a significant impact on your life do so. Like when Lilt changed its name to Fanta, or when Tesco changed its meal deal (other, non-food, examples are available). But what about when it is the Government? Should it be the same?
With the UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak recently introducing a new policy around maths education, our voters considered the impact of government policy U-turns. They discussed whether people feel positively or negatively about the government changing its mind and explored reasons why the government might do so.
"As long as the Government doesn't change their mind all the time then changing their decision shows that they listen to you."
"Decisions should be better thought through so they don’t need to change their minds.”
"[We] support the Government changing their mind, but not if they do it too much."