Q Do you think the death penalty is ever justified or not?
|25-26 October 1977||13 June 1978||8-9 April 1979||June 1981||30 December 1989- 3 January 1990||4 August 1995|
Base: c. 1,000 GB adults aged 18+
Q Do you believe the death penalty should be re-introduced in Britain for certain crimes, or not?
|19 October 1987|
|No, should not||28|
Base: 1,109 GB adults aged 18+
Q Do you favour or oppose the death penalty for people convicted of murder?
|9-18 February 2007|
Base: 1,000 UK (GB and NI) adults aged 18+
Q I am going to read out some statements and would like you to tell me whether, on balance, you agree or disagree with each.
There should be the death penalty for certain kinds of murder
|3-6 January 2008|
Base: 1,070 UK (GB and NI) adults aged 16+
Getting inside the jury room
Rachel Ormston describes the unique experience of creating a mock jury, to establish how does jury size, majority required, and the number of verdicts available affect what verdict jurors arrive at. The research was led by Ipsos MORI Scotland, with academics from the Universities of Glasgow and Warwick, and commissioned by the Scottish Government.