- MORI interviewed 605 adults aged 18+ across Great Britain
- Interviews were conducted by telephone on 10-11 June 1999
- Based on all unless otherwise stated
- Data are weighted to the profile of Great Britain
- An "*" indicates a finding of less than 0.5%, but greater than zero
- Research study conducted for The Sunday Telegraph Newspaper
Q1 If there were a referendum now on whether Britain should stay in or get out of the European Union, how would you vote?
|Net stay in||+4|
|Base: All expressing an opinion (472)||%|
|Net stay in||+5|
Q2 If there were a referendum now on whether Britain should be part of a Single Currency, how would you vote?
|Don't know/no opinion||18|
|Net in favour||-33|
|Base: All expressing an opinion (494)||%|
|Net in favour||-40|
Q3 If the Government were to strongly urge that Britain should be part of a single European Currency, how would you vote?
|Don't know/no opinion||19|
|Net in favour||-19|
|Base: All expressing an opinion (491)||%|
|Net in favour||-23|
Q4 Which of the following best describes your own view of British participation in the single currency?
|I strongly support British participation||12|
|I am generally in favour of British participation, but could be persuaded against it if I thought it would be bad for the British economy||23|
|I am generally opposed to British participation, but could be persuaded in favour of it if I thought it would good for the British economy||36|
|I strongly oppose British participation||23|
|Waverers (could be persuaded)||59|
Q5 The Single European Currency was launched in January this year, with 11 participating countries. Do you think it has or has not been a success for these countries so far?
|Has been a success||11|
|Has not been a success||37|
|Don't know - too early to tell||46|
|Net has been a success||-26|
Q6 And looking ahead do you think that the Single European Currency will or will not be a success?
|Will be a success||39|
|Will not be a success||34|
|Net has been a success||+5|
Q7 From what you know or have heard, when do you think we will be able to judge whether the European Single Currency has been a success or not?
|Before the next General Election||22|
|Just after the next General Election||27|
|5 to 10 years||31|
|10 to 20 years||4|
|In about 20 years||2|
|In about 50 years||1|
Q8-11 On balance, do you support or oppose each of the following?
Q8 A Central Bank of Europe Q9 A United States of Europe with a Federal Government Q10 Fully integrated armed forces Q11 A single coordinated foreign policy
Q12 If at the next General Election both Labour and Liberal Democrats campaigned in favour of this country joining the Single European Currency and the Conservative Party campaigned against, how would you vote? IF UNDECIDED OR REFUSED AT Q12 Q13 Which party are you most inclined to support?
|Liberal Democrats (Lib Dem)||13|
|Would not vote||8|
Q14 At the moment, the Conservative Party leadership is opposed to Britain joining the European Single Currency for the lifetime of this and the next Parliament, that is probably until at least 2005.
If senior Conservative backbenchers, such as Michael Heseltine and Kenneth Clarke publicly, between now and the next General Election, oppose the Conservative Party leadership on the Single Currency, would this make you more likely to vote Conservative, less likely to vote Conservative, or would it make no difference to the way you would vote?
|Net more likely||+3|
Q15 And if the Conservative Party were to drop its opposition to joining the European Single Currency, would this make you more likely to vote Conservative, less likely to vote Conservative, or would it make no difference to the way you would vote?
|Net more likely||-9|
Double-digit lead for SNP but a majority of the public think Michael Matheson should resign
6 in 10 people in Scotland think Michael Matheson should resign as Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care over the issue of his data roaming bill, according to the latest Ipsos Scottish Political Monitor in partnership with STV News.