Best Party On Key Issues: Europe/Common Market

Q I am going to read out a list of problems facing Britain today. I would like you to tell me whether you think the Conservative party, the Labour party or the Liberal Democrats has the best policies on each problem.

Q I am going to read out a list of problems facing Britain today. I would like you to tell me whether you think the Conservative party, the Labour party or the Liberal Democrats has the best policies on each problem. Base: c. 1,000-2,000 GB adults aged 18+

Base: All mentioning issue as important

  Con Lab Lib Dem None / Don't know Lab Lead
  % % % % %
"Europe"
21-24 July 1995 26 29 11 33 +3
22-25 March 1996 31 26 12 39 -5
23-28 July 1996 29 25 8 37 -4
21-24 February 1997 34 24 9 28 -10
8 April 1997 38 19 8 29 -19
21-24 May 1998 26 43 9 21 17
23-26 July 1999 38 26 8 24 -12
21-24 January 2000 31 29 12 25 -2
20-24 July 2000 37 27 11 22 -10
15-20 February 2001 35 33 8 20 -2
11-16 September 2003 39 16 18 22 -23
10 - 14 September 2004 29 19 15 24 -10
17-21 February 2005 34 18 14 26 -16
7-11 April 2005 32 21 16 22 -11
31 August - 6 September 2006 18 24 10 46 +6
20-26 September 2007 33 9 9 37 -24

 

Base: All

  Con Lab Lib Dem† None / Don't know Lab Lead
  % % % % %
"Common Market"
25-26 October 1977** 35 27 3 33 -8
14 August 1978** 32 28 4 36 -4
2 April 1979** 33 24 4 37 -9
4-6 April 1979 34 22 2 41 -12
17-19 April 1979 34 29 3 35 -5
24-26 April 1979 34 28 3 35 -6
4-6 May 1979 37 27 4 32 -10
10-17 April 1980 39 24 5 33 -15
April 1981 29 24 15 32 -5
November 1982 32 19 19 31 -13
21-25 April 1983 38 24 9 29 -14
May 1983 48 24 7 21 -24
17-18 May 1983 48 23 10 19 -25
24-25 May 1983 47 23 14 16 -24
1-3 June 1983 48 21 16 14 -27
"Europe"
21-24 June 1991 35 19 9 36 -16
18-21 October 1991 38 21 7 32 -17
22-25 November 1991 39 21 7 30 -18
21-25 February 1992 27 19 9 34 -8
23 March 1992 35 25 9 30 -10
15-20 September 1993 21 19 14 45 -2
19-23 May 1994 23 29 14 33 +6
21-24 July 1995 21 27 7 45 +6
19 October 1995 27 29 7 36 +2
22-25 March 1996 20 25 10 44 +5
23-28 July 1996 21 23 7 49 +2
21-24 February 1997 25 24 7 41 -1
8 April 1997 25 24 6 42 -1
21-24 May 1998 16 40 5 38 +24
23-26 July 1999 28 28 8 33 0
21-24 January 2000 25 28 8 38 +3
20-24 July 2000 28 25 7 38 -3
15-20 February 2001 26 27 5 40 +1
21-26 February 2002 26 31 9 34 +5
11-16 September 2003 24 21 11 42 -3
10-14 September 2004 19 20 11 43 +1
7-11 April 2005 23 24 10 38 +1
31 August - 6 September 2006 20 20 9 47 0
20-26 September 2007 18 21 8 50 +3

† Liberal to 1981, Liberal-SDP Alliance 1982-3 **"None" was not recorded as a separate option in this survey

2013 onwards

Base: All

  Con Lab Lib Dem UKIP  Other  None  Don't know  Lab Lead
  % % % % %
"Europe"
 9-11 February 2013 21  25  16  21  +4 
7-9 September 2013 22 21 9 18  5 21  -1
 6-9 September 2014 20 21 11  24  10 -3 
 12-15 April 2015 22 25 10 18 8 3 14 -3

 

  Con Lab Lib Dem UKIP  Other  None  Don't know  Lab Lead
  % % % % %
Handling Britain's future relationship with the European Union
21-25 April 2017 48 17 12 3 4 3 13  -31
2-7 March 2018 37 25 6 4 8 15  -12
20-24 July 2018 33 20 10 4 6 9 16 -13

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