MORI Political Monitor, June 2002

Political Attitudes in Great Britain for June 2002

Political Attitudes in Great Britain for June 2002

Technical details

  • MORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 1,890 adults aged 18+ at 191 sampling points across Great Britain.
  • Fieldwork was conducted face-to-face on 20-24 June 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+ [1,899]

  %
Conservative 29
Labour 48
Liberal Democrats 17
Scottish/Welsh Nationalist 3
Green Party 1
Democratic/UKIP/Referendum Party *
Other 2
 
Lab lead 177 +19
 
Would not vote 12
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: 980

  Satisfied Dissatisfied Don't know Index
  % % % 177%
Government 36 52 11 -16
Blair 46 47 8 -1
Duncan Smith 24 33 43 -9
Kennedy 44 16 39 +28

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: 980

  Q7 Q7/8
  % %
National Health Service/Hospitals 24 54
Race relations/immigration/immigrants 14 32
Crime/law & order/violence/vandalism 13 31
Education/schools 7 29
Transport/public transport 3 17
Common Market/EU/Europe/Single European Currency 6 14
Defence/foreign affairs/international terrorism 5 13
Pensions/social security 1 11
Drug abuse 4 10
Unemployment/factory closure/lack of industry 4 10
Economy/economic situation 3 9
Housing 1 7
Poverty/inequality 2 5
Morality/individual behaviour 1 4
Pollution/environment 1 4
Taxation * 4
Nuclear weapons/nuclear war/disarmament 1 2
Inflation/prices * 2
Low pay/minimum wage/fair wages * 2
Countryside/rural life * 1
Pound/exchange rate/value of pound * 1
Scottish/Welsh Assembly/Devolution Constitutional reform * 1
GM/GM (Genetically Modified) foods 0 1
Local government/council tax 0 1
Northern Ireland 0 1
Petrol prices/fuel 0 1
AIDS * *
Animal welfare * *
Foot and mouth outbreak/farming crisis * *
Trade unions/strikes * *
Beef/BSE/Mad Cow Disease 0 *
Privatisation 0 *
 
Other 3 10
Don't know 6 5

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: 980

  %
Improve 15
Stay the same 47
Get worse 32
Don't know 6
 
MORI EOI -17

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