Attitudes to Joining the Euro 1996-2003

Q Which of the following best describes your own view of British participation in the single currency?

Q Which of the following best describes your own view of British participation in the single currency?

  20-25 Aug 1996 23-26 Jan 1998 19-22 Feb 1999 19-22 Mar 1999 10-11 Jun 1999 26 Aug- 1 Sep 1999 22-27 Jun 2000 3-7 Aug 2000 29 May 2001 14-19 Jun 2001 1-3 Feb 2002 19-21 Apr 2002 14-19 Nov 2002 10-15 Apr 2003 20-22 Jun 2003 11-16 Sep 2003
  % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % %
I strongly support British participation 10 17 17 15 12 13 13 13 10 13 18 19 16 15 12 14
I am generally in favour of British participation, but could be persuaded against it if I thought it would be bad for the British economy 27 27 29 24 23 23 21 21 23 22 24 24 23 22 26 20
I am generally opposed to British participation, but could be persuaded in favour of it if I thought it would good for the British economy 21 24 21 26 36 25 24 23 24 24 24 22 22 23 26 22
I strongly oppose British participation 33 23 24 28 23 27 33 32 36 31 29 29 32 33 31 38
None of these/don't know 9 9 9 7 6 11 9 10 6 9 5 6 7 6 4 6
 
Support 37 44 46 39 35 36 34 34 33 35 42 43 39 37 39 34
Oppose 54 47 45  54 59 52 58 55 60 55 53 51 54 56 57 60
 
Net support -17 -3 +1 -15 -24 -16 -24 -21 -27 -20 -11 -9 -15 -19 -18 -26
Waverers (could be persuaded) 48 51 50 50 59 48 45 44 47 46 48 46 45 45 52 42

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