Attitudes towards Camilla Parker Bowles

Poll for The Sun, June 1999

Attitudes towards Camilla Parker Bowles

  • MORI interviewed 806 adults aged 18+ across Great Britain.
  • Interviews were conducted by telephone on 15-16 June 1999.
  • 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 Do you think that the monarchy does or does not have an important role to play in the future of Britain?

  %
Does 66
Does not 27
Don't know 7

Q2 Would you favour Britain becoming a republic or remaining a monarchy?

  %
Republic 16
Monarchy 74
Don't know 10

Now thinking about the relationship between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles, do you think ... ?

Q3 They should continue their relationship or split up?

  %
Should continue 65
Split up 12
Don't know 23

Assuming they do stay together, do you think ... ?

Q4 They should get married or continue their relationship outside marriage

  %
Should 37
Should not 31
Don't know 32

Q5 Camilla should or should not be allowed to live with Prince Charles at St James Palace or other royal residences

  %
Should 53
Should not 32
Neither / don't know 15

Q6 Camilla should or should not appear at public engagements with Prince Charles

  %
Should 57
Should not 31
Neither / don't know 12

Q7 Camilla should or should not spend time with Princes William and Harry privately

  %
Should 63
Should not 17
Neither / don't know 20

Q8 Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Camilla Parker-Bowles has behaved since the death of Princess Diana?

  %
Approve 57
Disapprove 21
Don't know 22

Q9 If Prince Charles were to marry Camilla Parker-Bowles, do you think he should still be allowed to become King, or not?

  %
Should 59
Should not 36
Don't know 5

Q10 And do you think Camilla should become Queen at his side?

  %
Yes 17
No 76
Don't know 7

Q11 Do you think the Queen should, or should not meet Camilla Parker-Bowles?

  %
Should 56
Should not 21
Don't know 23

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