MORI interviewed an interlocking quota sample of 1,015 adults aged 18+ in 40 constituencies across Scotland on 12-14 February 1979. Interviews were conducted face to face.
Q1. As you may know, the Scottish people will vote on 1st March in a referendum to decide whether there should be a Scottish Assembly or not. How likely are you to vote in this referendum?
|Absolutely certain will vote||51|
|Fairly certain will vote||25|
|Not sure whether will vote or not||9|
|Fairly certain will not vote||4|
|Absolutely certain will not vote||7|
Q2. If you do vote in this referendum will you vote for the setting up of a Scottish Assembly or not?
|All||Absolutely certain to vote|
|Yes, will vote for Scottish Assembly||49||55|
|No, will vote opposing Scottish Assembly||26||28|
|Will not vote||7||*|
Q3. If a Scottish assembly is set up, which party would you vote for in electing a representative to the Assembly? Q4. (If undecided/refused) Which party would you be most inclined to support? Base: All naming a party
Q5. Thinking now about the Scottish Assembly rather than the Westminster Parliament, which party in the Scottish Assembly do you think ...?
|Con||Lab||Lib||SNP||All the same||None||Don't know|
|...will have the best policy for dealing with Scotland's economic problems||%||16||33||2||22||4||5||19|
|...will have the best policy on unemployment in Scotland||%||18||35||2||17||4||7||17|
|...will have the best policy on crime and vandalism in Scotland||%||30||23||3||14||5||5||21|
|...will have the best policy on Scottish housing, rates and rents||%||20||34||1||21||4||3||17|
|...will best represent Scottish interests in its dealings with the Westminster Parliament||%||17||31||2||27||3||4||16|
|...should get the credit for bringing about the Assembly itself||%||8||27||*||41||2||3||17|
|...best represents the spirit of the Scottish people||%||10||27||1||39||2||6||15|
Q6. How would you vote if there were a General Election tomorrow? Q7. (If undecided/refused) Which party are you most inclined to support in a General Election? Base: All naming a party