- MORI interviewed 1,003 British adults aged 18+
- Interviews were conducted by telephone on 10-12 April 2001
- Results are based on all respondents unless otherwise stated
- Data are weighted to the known population profile
- An '*' indicates a finding of less than 0.5%, but greater than zero
- Where percentages do not add up to exactly 100% this may be due to computer rounding, the exclusion of "don't knows" or to multiple answers
- Poll conducted by MORI on behalf of The Daily Mail
QV1 How would you vote if there were a General Election tomorrow? [If undecided or refused at Q1] QV2 Which party are you most inclined to support?
|Scottish/Welsh Nationalist (SNP/Plaid Cymru)||3%|
|Would not vote||10%|
Q1 If there were a referendum on the issue, would you favour Britain becoming a republic or remaining a monarchy?
|Would not vote||3|
Q2 And which of the following statements is closest to your own view? Base: All who would favour Britain becoming a republic (186)
|Britain should become a republic with the Queen replaced by a president chosen by parliament||19|
|Britain should become a republic with the Queen replaced by a president elected by the public||67|
|Neither of these||11|
Q3 And which one of the following statements comes closest to your own view? Base: All who would favour Britain remaining a monarchy (719)
|The monarchy's role should remain broadly unchanged||30|
|The monarchy should be modernised to reflect changes in British life||65|
|Neither of these||3|
Q4 Now thinking about how the Monarchy might develop in the twenty-first century... Which 2 or 3 of these do you think are the most important aspects of the Monarch's job?
|Promoting the interests of Britain abroad||55|
|Working with charities||43|
|Being head of the Commonwealth||23|
|Speaking out on important issues||20|
|Attending events and functions across the country||19|
|Being head of the Church of England||13|
Q5 Do you think Sophie Rhys-Jones (the Countess of Wessex) was right or wrong to resign from her job at a Public Relations company?
|Right to resign job||43|
|Wrong to resign job||37|
Q6 Do you think that Prince Edward should or should not continue to have a job outside of his duties as a member of the Royal Family? Q7 And do you think that Sophie Rhys-Jones (the Countess of Wessex) should or should not continue to have a job outside of her duties as a member of the Royal Family?
|Prince Edward %||Sophie Rhys-Jones %|
Q8 If Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones (the Countess of Wessex) continue to have jobs, do you think they should or should not receive money from the privy purse? They currently receive £140,000.
|Should receive money from privy purse||24|
|Should not receive money from privy purse||70|
Q8a It has been suggested by some Members of Parliament that a Register of Royal Interests should be set up, so that the Royal Family's business interests are publicly known. Do you support or oppose this idea?
|Tend to support||30|
|Neither support nor oppose||6|
|Tend to oppose||11|
Q9 How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones (the Countess of Wessex) are unfairly using their positions as members of the Royal Family to help their own businesses.
|Tend to agree||23|
|Neither agree nor disagree||13|
|Tend to disagree||17|
Q10 Generally speaking, do you think that Prince Charles or Tony Blair is most in tune with the views of the British public?
Q11 Thinking about [the following issues] do you think that Prince Charles or Tony Blair is most in tune with the views of the British public?
|Countryside and Farming||GM Foods||Fox hunting with hounds||European Army|
Q12 Assuming Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles stay together, do you think they should get married or continue their relationship outside marriage?
|Continue relationship outside marriage||28|
Q13 If Prince Charles were to marry Camilla Parker-Bowles, do you think he should still be allowed to become King, or not?
Q14 And do you think Camilla should become Queen by his side?