MORI Political Monitor, September 2002

Political Attitudes in Great Britain for September 2002

Political Attitudes in Great Britain for September 2002

Topline Results

  • MORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 1,956 adults aged 18+ at 193 sampling points across Great Britain.
  • Fieldwork was conducted face-to-face on 19-24 September 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 Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way the Government / Mr Blair / Mr Duncan Smith / Mr Kennedy are doing their job?

Base: 1,008

  Satisfied Dissatisfied Don't know Index
  % % % 177%
Government 37 52 11 -15
Blair 42 49 8 -7
Duncan Smith 22 39 40 -17
Kennedy 43 17 39 +26

Q2 What would you say is the most important issue facing Britain today? Q3 What do you see as other important issues facing Britain today?

Base: 1,008

  Q7 Q7/8
  % %
National Health Service/Hospitals 15 41
Defence/foreign affairs/international terrorism 23 34
Education/schools 6 34
Crime/law & order/violence/vandalism 12 28
Race relations/immigration/immigrants 9 21
Economy/economic situation 3 10
Nuclear weapons/nuclear war/disarmament 4 9
Poverty/inequality 2 9
Pensions/social security 1 9
Unemployment/factory closure/lack of industry 3 8
Common Market/EU/Europe/Single European Currency 2 8
Transport/public transport 1 8
Drug abuse 2 7
Housing 1 6
Morality/individual behaviour 1 5
Taxation 1 4
Countryside/rural life 1 3
Inflation/prices * 2
Low pay/minimum wage/fair wages * 2
Pollution/environment * 2
AIDS * 1
Animal welfare * 1
Beef/BSE/Mad Cow Disease * 1
Northern Ireland * 1
Petrol prices/fuel * 1
Pound/exchange rate/value of pound * 1
Privatisation * 1
Foot and mouth outbreak/farming crisis 0 1
GM/GM (Genetically Modified) foods 0 1
Local government/council tax 0 1
Trade unions/strikes 0 1
Scottish/Welsh Assembly/Devolution Constitutional reform 0 *
 
Other 5 14
Don't know 5 4

Q4 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: 1,008

  %
Improve 14
Stay the same 42
Get worse 37
Don't know 6
 
MORI EOI -23

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