Like the Leader? Like their Policies?

Q Which of these statements comes closest to your views of Mrs Thatcher / Mr Kinnock / Mr Major / Mr Blair / Mr Brown / Mr Portillo / Mr Howard / Mr Cameron?

Q Which of these statements comes closest to your views of Mrs Thatcher/ Mr Kinnock / Mr Major/ Mr Blair / Mr Brown/ Mr Portillo/ Mr Howard/Mr Cameron?

Margaret Thatcher

  I like Mrs Thatcher and I like her policies I like Mrs Thatcher but I dislike her policies I dislike Mrs Thatcher but I like her policies I dislike Mrs Thatcher and I dislike her policies No opinion
  %  % % % %
3-4 October 1984 26 19 15 35 5
28 October 1985 23 16 13 43 5
26 November 1990 20 19 8 52 2

 

  Total "like her" Total "dislike her" Net like Mrs Thatcher Total "like her policies" Total "dislike her policies" Net like her policies
  %  % % % % %
3-4 October 1984 45 50 -5 41 54 -13
28 October 1985 39 56 -17 36 59 -23
26 November 1990 39 60 -21 28 71 -43

Base: c. 1,000 GB adults aged 18+

Neil Kinnock

  I like Mr Kinnock and I like his policies I like Mr Kinnock but I dislike his policies I dislike Mr Kinnock but I like his policies I dislike Mr Kinnock and I dislike his policies No opinion
  %  % % % %
3-4 October 1984 25 26 8 30 11
28 October 1985 27 25 11 28 9

 

  Total "like him" Total "dislike him" Net like Mr Kinnock Total "like his policies" Total "dislike his policies" Net like his policies
  %  % % % % %
3-4 October 1984 51 38 +13 33 56 -23
28 October 1985 52 39 +13 38 53 -15

Base: c. 1,000 GB adults aged 18+

John Major

  I like Mr Major and I like his policies I like Mr Major but I dislike his policies I dislike Mr Major but I like his policies I dislike Mr Major and I dislike his policies No opinion
  %  % % % %
24-26 September 1994 11 34 6 40 9
19-22 January 1996 16 34 7 32 11
21-24 June 1996 19 31 6 34 10
24-27 January 1997 19 32 8 32 9

 

  Total "like him" Total "dislike him" Net like Mr Major Total "like his policies" Total "dislike his policies" Net like his policies
  %  % % % % %
24-26 September 1994 45 46 -1 17 74 -57
19-22 January 1996 50 39 +11 23 66 -43
21-24 June 1996 50 40 +10 25 65 -40
24-27 January 1997 51 40 +11 27 64 -37

Base: c. 1,000-2,000 GB adults aged 18+

Tony Blair

  I like Mr Blair and I like his policies I like Mr Blair but I dislike his policies I dislike Mr Blair but I like his policies I dislike Mr Blair and I dislike his policies No opinion
  %  % % % %
24-26 September 1994 31 18 10 14 28
19-22 January 1996 35 18 12 17 19
21-24 June 1996 33 19 12 19 17
24-27 January 1997 35 18 13 22 13
12-15 December 1997 47 22 7 14 10
11-14 December 1998 42 22 9 15 12
8-9 June 2000 29 28 8 27 8
18-22 January 2001 34 23 9 25 10
31 May - 3 June 2001 41 20 11 18 10
15-18 April 2005 27 17 12 35 9
11-13 May 2007 27 30 6 31 5

 

  Total "like him" Total "dislike him" Net like Mr Blair Total "like his policies" Total "dislike his policies" Net like his policies
  %  % % % % %
24-26 September 1994 49 24 +25 41 32 +9
19-22 January 1996 53 29 +24 47 35 +12
21-24 June 1996 52 31 +21 45 38 +7
24-27 January 1997 53 35 +18 48 40 +8
12-15 December 1997 69 21 +48 54 36 +18
11-14 December 1998 64 24 +40 51 37 +14
 8-9 June 2000 57 35 +22 37 53 -16
 18-22 January 2001 57 34 +23 43 48 -5
31 May - 3 June 2001 61 29 +32 52 38 +14
15-18 April 2005 44 47 -3 39 52 -13
11-13 May 2007 57 37 +20 33 61 -28

Base: c. 1,000-2,000 GB adults aged 18+

Gordon Brown

 

  I like Mr Brown and I like his policies I like Mr Brown but I do not like his policies I do not like Mr Brown but I like his policies I do not like Mr Brown and I do not like his policies No opinion
  %  % % % %
18-19 April 2010 24 21 13 39 3

 

  Total "like him" Total "dislike him" Net like Mr Brown Total "like his policies" Total "dislike his policies" Net like his policies
  %  % % % % %
18- 19 April 2010 45 52 -7 37 60 -23

Base: c. 1,000-2,000 GB adults aged 18+

  

William Hague

  I like Mr Hague and I like his policies I like Mr Hague but I dislike his policies I dislike Mr Hague but I like his policies I dislike Mr Hague and I dislike his policies No opinion
  %  % % % %
20-23 June 1997 10 8 4 16 62
12-15 December 1997 10 14 12 38 26
11-14 December 1998 10 14 13 36 27
17-21 February 2000 12 17 14 36 21
8-9 June 2000 20 13 17 38 12
18-22 January 2001  15 15 16 37 17
31 May - 3 June 2001 17 18 13 40 12

 

  Total "like him" Total "dislike him" Net like Mr Hague Total "like his policies" Total "dislike his policies" Net like his policies
  %  % % % % %
20-23 June 1997 18 20 -2 14 24 -10
12-15 December 1997 24 50 -26 22 52 -30
11-14 December 1998 24 49 -25 23 50 -27
17-21 February 2000 29 50 -21 26 53 -27
8-9 June 2000 33 55 -22 37 51 -14
18-22 January 2001 30 53 -23 31 52 -21
31 May - 3 June 2001 35 53 -18 30 58 -28

Base: c. 1,000-2,000 GB adults aged 18+

 

Michael Portillo

  I like Mr Portillo and I like his policies I like Mr Portillo but I dislike his policies I dislike Mr Portillo but I like his policies I dislike Mr Portillo and I dislike his policies No opinion
  %  % % % %
9-11 September 1999 15 10 9 29 37
17-21 February 2000 10 9 10 37 34

 

  Total "like him" Total "dislike him" Net like Mr Portillo Total "like his policies" Total "dislike his policies" Net like his policies
  % % % % % %
9-11 September 1999 25 38 -13 24 39 -15
17-21 February 2000 19 47 -28 20 46 -26

Base: c. 1,000 GB adults aged 18+

 

Michael Howard

  I like Mr Howard and I like his policies I like Mr Howard but I dislike his policies I dislike Mr Howard but I like his policies I dislike Mr Howard and I dislike his policies No opinion
  %  % % % %
15-18 April 2005 22 10 14 35 19

 

  Total "like him" Total "dislike him" Net like Mr Howard Total "like his policies" Total "dislike his policies" Net like his policies
  %  % % % % %
15-18 April 2005 32 49 -17 36 45 -9

Base: 1,005 GB adults aged 18+

David Cameron

 

  I like Mr Cameron and I like his policies I like Mr Cameron but I do not like his policies I do not like Mr Cameron but I like his policies I do not like Mr Cameron and I do not like his policies No opinion
  %  % % % %
18-19 April 2010 29 19 9 38 4

 

  Total "like him" Total "dislike him" Net like Mr Cameron Total "like his policies" Total "dislike his policies" Net like his policies
  %  % % % % %
18- 19 April 2010 48 47 +1 38 57 -19

Base: c. 1,000-2,000 GB adults aged 18+

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