Ipsos MORI conducted research on behalf of The Sun Newspaper looking at the British public's attitudes towards the Monarchy.
- MORI interviewed 1,006 adults aged 18+ by telephone between 20-22 April 2006.
- Data are weighted to match the profile of the population.
Q1 Would you favour Britain becoming a republic or remaining a monarchy?
Q2-4 Looking to the future, do you think Britain will or will not have a monarchy in 10 years / 50 years / 100 years?
|10 years?||50 years?||100 years?|
Q5 Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way the Queen is doing her job as Monarch?
Q6 At what age, if at all, should the Queen retire? Should she retire now that she has reached 80, when she reaches 85, when she reaches 90, or should she never retire?
Q7 On balance, do you think that Prince Charles will make a good king or a bad king when he comes to the throne in future?
Q8 Do you think Prince Charles' wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, should become Queen at Prince Charles' side?
|Yes, she should become Queen||38|
|No, she should not become Queen||55|
Pre-election, Scots were divided over Scottish Government’s course of action if UK Government refuses a second referendum
A majority of those who would vote No to independence thought that in this situation the Scottish Government should accept another referendum cannot be held in the next five years, while over half of Yes supporters thought that the Scottish Government should take legal action against the UK Government.