- MORI interviewed 1,000 adults aged 18+ across Great Britain.
- Interviews were conducted by telephone on 24-26 June 1998.
- 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 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?
|Would not vote||8%|
Q3 On balance, do you think Mr Blair is doing a good job or a bad job as Prime Minister?
|Don't know / no opinion||16|
Q4 Who do you think would make the most capable Prime Minister, Mr Blair, Mr Hague, or Mr Ashdown?
Q5 Are you in favour or opposed to Britain replacing the pound Sterling with the Single European Currency?
I am now going to read out a couple of statements, and for each one, I would like you to tell me whether you agree or disagree.
Q6 The single European currency will lead to a single European economy Q7 I believe that Britain should abolish the pound sterling and replace it with the single European currency
I am now going to read out several things that some people have said might happen as a result of Britain joining the Single European Currency. For each one, I would like you to tell me, from what you know or have heard, how likely or unlikely you think it would be to happen if Britain were to join the Single European Currency.
Q8 Transfer of control over the setting of tax rates in Britain to a European Central Bank Q9 Transfer of control over the setting of interest rates in Britain to a European Central Bank Q10 Transfer of control over mortgage rates in Britain to a European Central Bank
Now I am going to read out the list again and regardless of whether you think it is likely to happen, I would like you to tell me in each case whether you think it would be a price worth paying for the benefits of joining the Single European Currency or would it not.
Q11 Transfer of control over the setting of tax rates in Britain to a European Central Bank Q12 Transfer of control over the setting of interest rates in Britain to a European Central Bank Q13 Transfer of control over mortgage rates in Britain to a European Central Bank
|Price worth paying||21||25||21|
|Not worth paying||66||63||65|
Q14 How likely is it that you and your children will regularly use a single European Currency and coinage by the year 2010?
On balance, do you support or oppose each of the following?
Q15 A Central Bank of Europe Q16 A United States of Europe with a Federal Government
Q17 Which party did you vote for at the General Election in May 1997? If you are not sure, or did not vote, please say so.
|Did not vote / too young||14%|
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.