Poll shows 61% of voters reject investor rights to sue governments (ISDS)
July 7, 2015: This Essential Media poll released today shows voters across the political spectrum reject the inclusion of foreign investor rights to sue governments over domestic policy changes (ISDS) in the TPP. The question was specific to the TPP but could also be an indicator of views about ISDS in the China FTA.
Overall, 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.
68% of Greens voters, 66% of Liberal/National voters and 58% of Labor voters think they should not be able to sue.