Public Knowledge of their Member of Parliament's Name

Q What is the name of your local Member of Parliament?

Public Knowledge of their Member of Parliament's Name

Q What is the name of your local Member of Parliament?*

  March 1991 15 May 2001 December 2003 December 2005 November 2006 November 2009  December 2010
  % % % % % % %
Gave correct answer 52 41 42 44 44 44 38
Gave incorrect answer 8 6 10 9 6 10 7
Don't know/no answer 40 54 49 46 50 46 55

Base: c. 1,000-2,000 GB adults aged 18+ *Asked as “What is the name of the current MP for this constituency?” (1991), “What is the name of your Member of Parliament for this constituency since May 1997 /last by-election?” (2001), What is the name of your local Member of Parliament for this constituency since (the last election/by-election)? (2003-6)

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