- Research study conducted for The Mail on Sunday 9-10 July 1997
- MORI interviewed 806 adults aged 18+ across Great Britain
- Interviews were conducted by telephone on 9-10 July 1997
- Data were weighted to the profile of Great Britain
- An asterisk (*) denotes a figure between zero and 0.5%
- Base: All respondents, unless stated
Q1 How would you vote if there were a General Election tomorrow? (If undecided or refused at Q1) Q2 Which party are you most inclined to support? Base: All expressing an opinion (725)
|Would not vote||4%|
Q3 On balance, do you think Britain would be better off or worse off if the monarchy was abolished, or do you think it would make no difference?
|Make no difference||43%|
Q4 On balance, do you think Prince Charles will make a good king or a bad king when he comes to the throne in future?
Q5 Over the last few years, has your impression of Prince Charles gone up, gone down or stayed the same?
|Stay the same||47%|
Q6 Do you think Prince Charles should or should not give up his right to be the next monarch in favour of his eldest son, Prince William?
Q7 Which of the following statements about Camilla Parker-Bowles most closely matches your own views:
|I like her and would accept her as a future Queen||8%|
|I like her but do not think she should become Queen||34%|
|I dislike her but would accept her as a future Queen||5%|
|I dislike her and do not think she should become Queen||33%|
|Don't know / none of them||20%|
Q8 From what you know or have heard, can you tell me whether you think Prince Charles / Camilla Parker-Bowles is ... ?
Q9 Thinking about the relationship between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles, do you think ... ?
|They should stay together||59%|
|They should split up||18%|
Q10-12 Assuming they do stay together, do you think .... ?
|They should continue their relationship privately||35%|
|or be completely public about it||55%|
|Neither / don't know||10%|
|They should get married||43%|
|or continue their relationship outside marriage||31%|
|Neither / don't know||26%|
|or should not accompany Prince Charles on royal engagements||58%|
|Neither / don't know||7%|
Q13 If the relationship between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles continues, do you think it will benefit or harm the monarchy, or do you think it will make no difference either way?
|Make no difference||55%|
Q14 If Prince Charles were to marry Camilla Parker-Bowles, do you think he should still be allowed to become King, or not?
Q15 If over several years, the marriage between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles proved to be a loving and happy one, do you think he should become King?
Q16 And do you think Camilla should become Queen at his side?
MORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 806 adults aged 18+. Interviews were carried out by telephone throughout Great Britain. Interviewing took place on 9-10 July 1997. Data are weighted to the known profile of Great Britain All figures are in percentages. Where percentages do not sum to 100, this may be due to multiple responses, the exclusion of don't knows or computer rounding. An asterisk (*) denotes a figure between zero and 0.5%.