MORI Political Monitor, July 2002

Political Attitudes in Great Britain for July 2002

Political Attitudes in Great Britain for July 2002

Technical details

  • MORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 1,781 adults aged 18+ at 192 sampling points across Great Britain.
  • Fieldwork was conducted face-to-face on 18-22 July 2002.
  • 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

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+ [1,781]

  %
Conservative 27
Labour 48
Liberal Democrats 18
Scottish/Welsh Nationalist 3
Green Party 1
Democratic/UKIP/Referendum Party *
Other 1
 
Lab lead 177 +21
 
Would not vote 13
Undecided 6
Refused 1

Q3-Q6 Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way the Government/Mr Blair/Mr Duncan Smith/Mr Kennedy are doing their job? Base: 946

  Satisfied Dissatisfied Don't know Index
  % % % 177%
Government 34 54 11 -22
Blair 42 50 8 -8
Duncan Smith 22 35 44 -13
Kennedy 46 17 37 +29

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: 946

  Q7 Q7/8
  % %
National Health Service/Hospitals 24 55
Education/schools 8 37
Crime/law & order/violence/vandalism 14 31
Race relations/immigration/immigrants 10 22
Economy/economic situation 6 12
Transport/public transport 2 12
Common Market/EU/Europe/Single European Currency 6 11
Pensions/social security 2 11
Defence/foreign affairs/international terrorism 5 10
Unemployment/factory closure/lack of industry 3 10
Drug abuse 2 9
Housing 2 8
Poverty/inequality 2 4
Morality/individual behaviour 1 4
Inflation/prices 1 3
Low pay/minimum wage/fair wages 1 3
Taxation 1 3
Nuclear weapons/nuclear war/disarmament 1 2
Countryside/rural life * 2
Pollution/environment * 2
AIDS * 1
Local government/council tax * 1
Petrol prices/fuel * 1
Pound/exchange rate/value of pound * 1
Scottish/Welsh Assembly/Devolution Constitutional reform * 1
Trade unions/strikes * 1
Privatisation 0 1
Animal welfare 0 *
Beef/BSE/Mad Cow Disease 0 *
GM/GM (Genetically Modified) foods 0 *
Northern Ireland 0 *
Foot and mouth outbreak/farming crisis 0 0
 
Other 3 11
Don't know 5 4

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: 946

  %
Improve 15
Stay the same 38
Get worse 42
Don't know 5
 
MORI EOI -27

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