Attitudes towards Camilla Parker Bowles

Poll for The Sun, June 1999

  • MORI interviewed 806 adults aged 18+ across Great Britain.
  • Interviews were conducted by telephone on 15-16 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.

Q1 Do you think that the monarchy does or does not have an important role to play in the future of Britain?

Does 66
Does not 27
Don't know 7

Q2 Would you favour Britain becoming a republic or remaining a monarchy?

Republic 16
Monarchy 74
Don't know 10

Now thinking about the relationship between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles, do you think ... ?

Q3 They should continue their relationship or split up?

Should continue 65
Split up 12
Don't know 23

Assuming they do stay together, do you think ... ?

Q4 They should get married or continue their relationship outside marriage

Should 37
Should not 31
Don't know 32

Q5 Camilla should or should not be allowed to live with Prince Charles at St James Palace or other royal residences

Should 53
Should not 32
Neither / don't know 15

Q6 Camilla should or should not appear at public engagements with Prince Charles

Should 57
Should not 31
Neither / don't know 12

Q7 Camilla should or should not spend time with Princes William and Harry privately

Should 63
Should not 17
Neither / don't know 20

Q8 Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Camilla Parker-Bowles has behaved since the death of Princess Diana?

Approve 57
Disapprove 21
Don't know 22

Q9 If Prince Charles were to marry Camilla Parker-Bowles, do you think he should still be allowed to become King, or not?

Should 59
Should not 36
Don't know 5

Q10 And do you think Camilla should become Queen at his side?

Yes 17
No 76
Don't know 7

Q11 Do you think the Queen should, or should not meet Camilla Parker-Bowles?

Should 56
Should not 21
Don't know 23

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