- MORI interviewed 1,000 adults aged 18+ across Great Britain.
- Interviews were conducted by telephone on 5-8 March 1998.
- Data are weighted to the profile of Great Britain.
Q1 Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way the Queen is doing her job as Monarch? Q2 Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Prince Charles is doing his job as Prince of Wales?
Q3 Would you favour Britain becoming a republic or remaining a monarchy?
Q4 And if Prince William were to become the next monarch, would you favour Britain becoming a republic or remaining a monarchy?
Q5 Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Royal Family has handled the situation since the death of Princess Diana?
Q6 Following the death of Princess Diana, do you think the Royal Family should have done more to explain their feelings to the British people, less, or did they get it about right?
|More to explain feelings||51|
|Less to explain feelings||3|
|Got it about right||43|
Q7-12 Since the death of Princess Diana six months ago, would you say your overall impression of ... has become more favourable, less favourable, or has it made no difference to the way that you feel?
|More favourable||Less favourable||Made no difference||Don't know|
|Q7 The Royal family as a whole||19||20||60||1|
|Q8 Prince Charles||29||18||51||2|
|Q9 The Queen||23||17||60||1|
|Q10 Prince William||38||1||55||6|
|Q11 Camilla Parker-Bowles||4||25||64||7|
|Q12 Earl Spencer||19||34||42||5|
Q13 Did you sign a book of condolence for Princess Diana, either in London or elsewhere?
|No, not signed||76|
|Can't remember / don't know||*|
Q14 And did you leave a floral tribute to Princess Diana?
|No, did not leave||85|
|Can't remember / don't know||*|
Q15 Did you watch or listen to the funeral of Princess Diana? IF YES: And did you ... ?
|Yes, watched funeral on television||88|
|Yes, watched funeral at public screening||1|
|Yes, listened to funeral on radio||2|
|No, did not watch / listen to funeral||9|
Q16 Would you say the death of Diana and the events since her death have made you feel ...
|More charitable towards others||21|
|Less charitable towards others||*|
|or has it made no difference to the way that you feel||78|
Q17 (And) has it made you ...
|More proud to be British||19|
|Less proud to be British||4|
|or has it made no difference to the way that you feel||76|
Q18 (And) has it made you ..
|More confident that Charles would make a good king||19|
|Less confident that Charles would make a good king||23|
|or has it made no difference to the way that you feel||57|
Q19 On balance, do you think Prince Charles is doing a good job or a bad job of bringing up Princes William and Harry?
Q20 How upset would you say you felt in September about Princess Diana's death? Would you describe yourself as ... Q21 And how upset would you say you feel now about Princess Diana's death? Would you describe yourself as ...
|Not very upset||13||26|
|Not upset at all||7||24|
Q22 Why do you say that you felt upset about Diana's death? Base: All upset in September (786)
|She was a good person / did good work||42|
|Death of a young person||35|
|It was a shocking / terrible accident||33|
|Death of a mother / felt sorry for her sons||21|
|Will be a loss to the charities she worked for||17|
|Death of an important national figure||16|
|She publicised / worked on issues I care about||10|
|Moved by the funeral||7|
|Regarded her as a friend / feel a personal loss||5|
|Blow for the Royal family||5|
Q23-28 I am going to read out a number of ways that have been suggested for commemorating Princess Diana's life. Please tell me whether you support or oppose each idea?
|Q23 Build a children's hospital||92||7||1|
|Q24 Name a special day after her||46||49||5|
|Q25 Dedicate the Millennium Dome to her||28||68||5|
|Q26 Reinstate her HRH title||38||54||8|
|Q27 Diana Award for charity works like Nobel Prize||78||19||3|
|Q28 Introduce a special coin commemorating Princess Diana||51||44||6|
Q29 Have you made, or do you plan to make a donation to the Princess Diana Memorial Fund?
|Yes, made donation||27|
|Yes, plan to make donation||17|
Q30 Which of the following people do you think is most likely to ensure that Diana's life is commemorated in the most appropriate way? Q31 And who do you think should take the leading role in decisions about how Prince William and Prince Harry should be brought up?
|Frances Shand Kydd, Princess Diana's mother||10||7|
|None of them||19||4|
Q32 Do you think Princess Diana was right or wrong to state in her will that her mother should play a role in the way Princes' William and Harry are brought up?
Q33 As you may know, Diana's brother, Earl Spencer, will be opening a museum at Althorpe House to commemorate Diana's life. How likely are you to visit the museum at some point in the future?
|Certain to visit||2|
|Very likely to visit||8|
|Fairly likely to visit||14|
|Fairly unlikely to visit||18|
|Very unlikely to visit||28|
|Certain not to visit||29|
Q34-36 I am going to read out some statements about Princess Diana. Please tell me whether you agree or disagree with each one.
|Q34 Since the death of Princess Diana, Britain has become a more caring nation||42||52||5|
|Q35 The public reaction to the death of Princess Diana has encouraged the Royal Family to modernise the way it carries out its duties||83||15||2|
|Q36 On hearing of Diana's death, I felt I had lost a close personal friend||28||70||1|
Q37 How much blame, if any, do you think the British media share in Princess Diana's death?
|Just a little||22|
|None at all||18|
Q38 The French Police are still investigating the car crash that killed Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed. From what you know, or have heard, do you think they have done a good job, or a bad job of investigating the car crash?
Q39 As you may know, some people have put forward conspiracy theories behind the car crash that killed Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed. Do you believe that there was a conspiracy to kill Princess Diana, or do you believe it was an accident?
|Believe conspiracy theories||20|
Q40 As you may know, Dodi Al Fayed's father, Mohammed Al Fayed, the owner of Harrods, has applied for British Citizenship. Do you think he should be granted British Citizenship, or not?
|Granted British Citizenship||51|
|Not granted British Citizenship||32|
Q41 Did you approve or disapprove of Princess Diana's relationship with Dodi Al Fayed?
Q42 Now thinking about the relationship between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles, do you think ... ?
|They should continue their relationship privately,||40|
|be completely public about it||31|
|or split up||16|
Q43-44 Assuming they do stay together, do you think ... ?
|They should get married||33|
|or continue their relationship outside marriage||32|
|or should not be allowed to live with Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace or other royal residences||45|
Q45 If Prince Charles were to marry Camilla Parker-Bowles, do you think he should still be allowed to become King, or not?
Q46 And do you think Camilla should become Queen at his side?
This volume contains a survey among the general public on behalf of The Sun. MORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 1,000 adults aged 18+. Interviews were carried out by telephone throughout Great Britain. Interviewing took place on 5-8 March 1998. Data are weighted to the known profile of Great Britain. Where percentages do not add up to exactly 100% this may be due to computer rounding, the exclusion of don't knows or to multiple answers. An asterisk (*) indicates a figure below one half of a percent.
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