MORI interviewed a representative sample of 1,000 people aged 18+ across Scotland. Interviews were conducted by MORI's telephone research centre On-Line Scotland between 1st-3rd June 1999. Data are weighted to represent the profile of the population.
Q1 As you may know, there will be elections to the European Parliament on 10 June. How likely is it that you will get along to vote in these elections? (asked in '84 and '89 so can compare against actual turnout to project for June 10th)
|160||Apr 1984||Jun 1989||Jun 1999|
|Certain to vote||27||41||42|
|Very likely to vote||17||18||19|
|Fairly likely to vote||18||14||10|
|Not very likely to vote||19||13||12|
|Certain not to vote||13||9||9|
Q2a If you do vote in the European Elections on 10 June, which party's list will you vote for? IF UNDECIDED OR REFUSED Q2b Which party are you most inclined to support?
|160||Jun 1989||Jun 1999|
|Scottish National Party (SNP)||25||30|
|Would not vote||9||6|
Q3 Which of the following three parliaments do you think makes the most difference to your life ... ?
|The Scottish Parliament||38|
|The Westminster Parliament||44|
|The European Parliament||11|
Q4 If there were a referendum now on whether Britain should be part of the Single European currency, how would you vote?
Q5 At present, central government in London negotiates in Europe for the whole of the United Kingdom. Do you think Scotland should now have the power to conduct its own negotiations direct with Europe, or should it continue to be done by the United Kingdom central government?
|Scotland should have the power to conduct their own negotiations||63|
|It should continue to be done by the UK central government||34|
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.