- MORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 2,084 adults aged 18+ at 193 sampling points across Great Britain
- Interviews were conducted face-to-face between 19-23 July 2001
- Data are weighted to match the profile of the population
- Results are based on all respondents unless otherwise stated
- An '*' indicates a finding of less than 0.5%, but greater than zero
- Poll conducted by MORI on behalf of The Times
Q1 How would you vote if there were a General Election tomorrow? [If undecided or refused at Q1] Q2 Which party are you most inclined to support? Base: All respondents 18+ [2,084]
|Lab lead 177||+27|
|Would not vote||13%|
Q3-Q6 Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way the Government/Mr Blair/Mr Kennedy are doing their job? [Q5 refers to the Conservative Party leader] Base: 1,067
Q7 What would you say is the most important issue facing Britain today? Q8 What do you see as other important issues facing Britain today? Base: 1,067
|National Health Service/Hospitals||24||52|
|Crime/law & order/violence/vandalism||13||32|
|Common Market/EU/Europe/Single European Currency||13||20|
|Unemployment/factory closure/lack of industry||5||11|
|Foot and mouth outbreak/farming crisis||1||4|
|Local government/council tax||*||2|
|Low pay/minimum wage/fair wages||*||2|
|Nuclear weapons/nuclear war/disarmament||*||1|
|Scottish/Welsh Assembly/Devolution Constitutional reform||*||1|
|Beef/BSE/Mad Cow Disease||0||1|
|GM/GM (Genetically Modified) foods||0||1|
|Pound/exchange rate/value of pound||0||1|
Q9 Do you think that the general economic condition of the country will improve, stay the same, or get worse over the next 12 months? Base: 1,067
|Stay the same||45|
Q10 Which of these two parties do you think is providing the most effective opposition to the Labour Government at the present time - the Liberal Democrats or the Conservatives? Base: 1,067
Q11 As you may know, members of the Conservative Party will be voting this summer on who should be the next leader of the party. Do you happen to know the names of the two candidates who will be on their ballot paper?
|Iain Duncan Smith||43||59|
Q12 Who do you think would do the best job as leader of the Conservative Party - Kenneth Clarke or Iain Duncan Smith?
|Iain Duncan Smith||20||35|
Q13-14 And still thinking about Kenneth Clarke and Iain Duncan Smith, who do you think would do the best job at ...
... uniting the Conservative Party?
|Iain Duncan Smith||22||36|
... increasing Conservative support across the country?
|Iain Duncan Smith||17||30|
Q15 Which party did you vote for at the General Election on 7th June 2001? If you are not sure, or did not vote, please say so. Base: 1,067
|Did not vote||22%|