MORI interviewed a representative quota sample of 1,099 adults aged 18+ at 54 constituency sampling points across Great Britain. Fieldwork was conducted face-to-face, in street, on 16 March 1992, and the results published in The Times on 18 March 1992. Data were weighted to match the profile of the population.
Q1 How do you intend to vote in the General Election on April 9? (If undecided or refused at Q1) Q2 Which party are you most inclined to support?
|(Excludes 16% would not vote, undecided or refused)|
Q3 From this card, can you tell me how likely you are to get along to vote in the General Election?
|Certain not to vote||7||2||3||1|
|Not very likely to vote||5||2||3||5|
|Quite likely to vote||8||8||8||6|
|Very likely to vote||12||11||13||17|
|Certain to vote||67||77||73||70|
Q4 How strongly do you support the... PARTY NAMED IN Q1 or Q2. Do you support them very strongly, fairly strongly, not very strongly or not strongly at all? Base: All naming a party at Q1/Q2
|Not very strongly||18||18||15||26|
|Not strongly at all||6||5||6||10|
|Don't know/no answer||1||2||1||1|
Q5 Do you think that the general economic condition of the country will improve, stay the same or get worse over the next 12 months?
|Stay the same||32||26||35||37|
Q6 From this card, can you tell me how interested you are in the general election campaign?
|Not particularly interested||24||24||21||27|
|Not interested at all||16||11||11||12|
Q7 Which two or three issues will be most important to you in helping you to decide which party to vote for in the general election? UNPROMPTED ANSWERS
|Foreign policy generally||1||1||1||1|
|Law & order||6||9||4||9|
|Managing the economy||15||21||12||17|
|Replacing the poll tax/Council Tax||7||4||9||9|
|The City/financial scandals||*||*||0||1|
|Voting system/constitutional reform/devolution||2||1||*||6|
Q8 How likely do you think it is that one party will win a clear majority over all other parties in the House of Commons?
|Not very likely||40||38||37||51|
|Not at all likely||13||7||14||21|
Q9a From this card, what do you think will be the outcome of the forthcoming General Election? Q9b And what would you personally prefer to be the outcome?
|Will be||Would prefer|
|An overall majority of Conservative MPs||28||31|
|An overall majority of Labour MPs||19||34|
|No overall majority and the Liberal Democrats sharing power with the Conservative Party||18||9|
|No overall majority and the Liberal Democrats sharing power with the Conservative Party||20||8|
Q10 Which political party do you think has the best team of leaders to deal with the country's problems? Q11 And which political party do you think has the best policies for the country as a whole? Q12 And which political party do you think is the most clear and united about what its policies should be?
|Best team of leaders||Best policies||Most clear and united|
Q14 I'm going to read out a list of problems facing Britain today and for each one I would like you to tell me whether the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrat or some other party has the best policy on each problem.
|Con||Lab||LD||Other||None/ don't know|
|Law & Order||%||40||24||5||*||31|
|Managing the economy||%||36||30||7||1||24|
|Replacing the poll tax||%||24||41||10||1||25|
Q14 Who do you think would make the most capable Prime Minister, Mr Major, Mr Kinnock or Mr Ashdown?
Q15 Do you agree or disagree with the statement "It's time for a change"?
Q16 Do you think the Labour Party should or should not put the 20p income tax band back up to 25p?
Q17 Has the Labour Party's pledge to put the 20p income tax band back up to 25p affected your voting intention or not?
|Yes, has affected voting intention||6|
|No, has not affected voting intention||89|
Q18 (To those saying "yes" at Q17) How has it affected your voting intention? Base: All who say their voting intention had been affected (64)
|Switch to Conservative||31|
|Switch to Labour||21|
|Switch to Liberal Democrat||20|
|Switch to other party||11|
Q19 If you thought that the Liberal Democrats were likely to win in this constituency, then how would you vote in the General Election on April 9? Q20 (If undecided or refused at Q19) Which party would you be most inclined to vote for?
|(Excludes 11% would not vote, undecided or refused)|