- MORI interviewed 602 British adults aged 18+
- Interviews were conducted by telephone on 27-29 October 1999
- Based on all unless otherwise stated
- Data are weighted to the known population profile
- An '*' indicates a finding of less than 0.5%, but greater than zero
Q1a If there were a referendum now on whether Britain should stay in or get out of the European Union, how would you vote? Base: All
Q1b If there were a referendum now on whether Britain should stay in or get out of the European Union, how would you vote? Base: All expressing an opinion
Q2-Q4 How friendly or unfriendly do you personally feel towards & people, generally speaking?
|Not very friendly||8||17||3|
|Not at all friendly||6||14||1|
Q5 Of the different aspects I read out, please tell which, if any, you feel apply to Britain? Q6 And which, if any, apply to France?
|It has a strong economy||75||49|
|It has a lot of political scandals||63||36|
|It has a relaxed way of life||45||73|
|The people are business-like||78||56|
|The people are fair-minded||83||39|
|The people are arrogant||31||54|
|The people are open-minded||69||41|
|The people are not to be trusted||20||30|
|None of these||*||*|
Thinking about the food you and members of your household eat, how confident are you that ... Q7 British Beef is safe to eat? Are you …
|Not very confident||5%|
|Not at all confident||4%|
Q8 French Beef is safe to eat? Are you …
|Not very confident||20%|
|Not at all confident||33%|
Q9 Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way in which the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, is handling the current Beef crisis between Britain and France?
Q10 Thinking about the way Tony Blair, the Prime Minister, has handled the recent Beef crisis, do you think he is too pro-European, too anti-European, or about right?
Q11-Q13 Do you support or oppose … Q11 … introducing a Government ban on French food and drink, until France lifts the ban on British Beef? Q12 … introducing a Government ban on French meat until France lifts the ban on British Beef? Q13 … the European Union forcing France to lift its ban on British Beef?
As you may know, Nick Brown, the Agriculture Minister, is personally boycotting French produce, i.e. not buying or eating French food and drink. Q14 Do you think he should or should not have announced that he is personally boycotting French food and drink? Q15 And do you think the Prime Minister and Cabinet should or should not also boycott French food and drink?
Q16 And are you personally boycotting French food and drink? IF NOT: Are you planning to boycott French food and drink or not?
|Currently boycotting French food and drink||42%|
|Planning to boycott French food and drink||5%|
|Depends what happens||5%|
|Not boycotting French produce||48%|
Q17 The British Government has banned the sale of Beef on the bone. Do you support or oppose the lifting of this ban?
Double-digit lead for SNP but a majority of the public think Michael Matheson should resign
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