MORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 1,916 adults aged 18+ at 168 sampling points across Great Britain. Fieldwork was conducted face-to-face on 26-29 September 1997. Data were weighted to match the profile of the population. An asterisk (*) denotes a figure between zero and 0.5%. Base: All respondents, unless stated.
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?
|Scot / Welsh Nationalist||2|
|Would not vote||9|
|National Health Service/Hospitals||45|
|Unemployment/factory closure/lack of industry||35|
|Crime/law & order/violence/vandalism||28|
|Common Market/EU/Europe/Single European Currency||21|
|Local government/council tax||1|
|Nuclear weapons/nuclear war/disarmament||1|
|Beef/BSE/Mad Cow Disease||*|
|Pound/exchange rate/value of pound||*|
|Stay the same||37|
|Con Q10||Lab Q11||Lib Dem Q12|
|Keeps it promises||4||16||8|
|Understands the problems facing Britain||14||48||30|
|Represents all classes||6||36||32|
|Looks after the interests of people like us||8||28||14|
|Concerned about the people in real need in Britain||7||40||31|
|Has a good team of leaders||6||36||18|
|Will promise anything to win votes||38||25||15|
|Out of touch with ordinary people||59||7||8|
|Has sensible policies||12||37||32|
|Too dominated by its leader||10||15||13|
|Professional in its approach||11||33||18|
|Scot / Welsh Nationalist||1|
|Did not vote||16|
MORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 1,916 adults aged 18+ at 168 sampling points across Great Britain. Interviews were conducted face-to-face on 26-29 September 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%.