- 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?
One in three people in Scotland live in homes that do not meet the Living Home Standard
Created in 2016, The Living Home Standard represents what ‘home’ means, and what an acceptable home should provide. It has been defined by the public, for the public. This year, the study has been repeated, measuring the proportion of people living in homes that pass and fail the Living Home Standard in Scotland.
Sexual fantasies: our misperceptions about the sex lives of young people
Young people are having a lot less sex than you think – and men are particularly wrong about the sex lives of young women. People are not honest about their number of sexual partners – and American men think American women have an incredibly high number of partners.