Research study conducted for The Times NewspaperMORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 1,758 adults aged 18+ at 163 sampling points across Great Britain between 21-25 August 1997.
|Scot / Welsh Nationalist||2|
|Would not vote||7|
|Unemployment/factory closure/lack of industry||17||35|
|National Health Service/Hospitals||15||47|
|Crime/law & order/violence/vandalism||10||27|
|Common Market/EU/Europe/Single European Currency||9||16|
|Beef/BSE/Mad Cow Disease||*||1|
|Pound/exchange rate/value of pound||*||1|
|Local government/council tax||*||1|
|Nuclear weapons/nuclear war/disarmament||0||1|
|Stay the same||32|
As you may know, the Government will be giving people in Scotland the chance to vote in a referendum about setting up a parliament for Scotland The Scottish Parliament would control most functions of government in Scotland, but Scotland would remain part of the United Kingdom.
|Stay the same||34|
|Yes should have the opportunity||43|
|No should not have the opportunity||47|
|Scot / Welsh Nationalist||1|
|Did not vote||14|
MORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 1,758 adults aged 18+ at 163 sampling points across Great Britain. Interviews were conducted face-to-face on 21-25 August 1997. Data were weighted to match the profile of the population.
The voting intention figures exclude those who say they would not vote (7%), are undecided (4%) or refuse to name a party (1%). All figures are in percentages. Where percentages do not sum to 100, this may be due to multiple responses, the exclusion of don't knows or computer rounding. An asterisk (*) denotes a figure between zero and 0.5%.