English Parliament Opinion Polls

English Parliament Opinion Polls

ICM for Power2010 | April 2010

Question: England should have its own parliament with similar powers to those of the Scottish Parliament.

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Strongly agree: 43%
Slightly agree: 25%
Neither agree nor disagree: 10%
Slightly disagree: 8%
Strongly disagree: 12%


YouGov for the Jury Team | September 2009

Question: Below is a list of policy ideas. Imagine each one was put to the country in a referendum. For each one please say whether you would vote in favour or against each proposal, or if you wouldn’t vote at all.

PROPOSAL 11. Setting up an English Parliament to decide matters that affect only England.

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I would vote YES 58%
I would vote NO 20%
Wouldn’t vote 8%
Don’t know 14%


Populus for the Times | April 2009

Question: Do you now support or oppose the idea of there also being an English Parliament, or if you don’t have a view either way please say.

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Support an English Parliament 41%
Oppose an English Parliament 15%
Don’t Know 44%


ICM for the Telegraph | December 2007

Question: There is now a Scottish Parliament, and devolved assemblies in Wales and Northern Ireland. Which of the following options would you prefer for England?

A: Laws for England should be made by the House of Commons, and all MPs from all of the UK should be able to vote on them, as now

B: Laws for England should be made by the House of Commons, but only English MPs should be able to vote on them

C: England should have its own parliament, while remaining part of the United Kingdom

D: England should become independent, separate from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

E: None of these

F: Don’t know

Result:

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Status Quo (SQ) 32%
English Votes on English Laws (EVoEL) 24%
English Parliament [within the Union] (EP) 21%
England should become Independent (Ind) 16%
Don’t know (DK) 6%


ICM for the Campaign for an English Parliament | April 2007


Question:
 You may have seen or heard that a separate Scottish parliament, a Welsh assembly and a Northern Ireland assembly have been established. Do you think that England should or should not have its own parliament or assembly?

Result:

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Should be an English parliament 67%
Should Not be an English parliament (SN) 25%
Don’t Know (DN) 7%


YouGov for the Sunday Times | April 2007

Question: Thinking about the way England is governed in the light of devolution to Scotland and Wales, which of the following would be your preferred option.

A: A separate English parliament with similar powers to the Scottish Parliament

B: Stopping MPs from Scottish and Welsh seats from voting on matters that affect only England

C: Keeping the current arrangements as they are

D: None of the above

E: Don’t know

Result:

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English parliament (EP) 21%
English Votes on English Laws (EVoEL) 51%
Status Quo (SQ) 12%
None of the above (None) 4%
Don’t know (DK) 12%


Opinion Research Business for BBC Newsnight | January 2007

Question: In 1998 the creation of a Scottish Parliament and a Welsh Assembly gave these countries certain powers that were previously held by the UK parliament in Westminster. Do you think that an English Parliament should now be established?

Result:

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Yes – should have an English Parliament 61%
No – should not have an English Parliament 32%
Don’t mind either way (Other) 1%
Don’t know enough about it (Other) 2%
No opinion (Other) 2%
Don’t Know (Other) 2%


ICM for the Daily Mail | January 2007

Question: There is now a Scottish Parliament, and devolved assemblies in Wales and Northern Ireland. Do you think there should or should not be a parliament for England only?

Result:

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Should be an English parliament 51%
Should Not be an English parliament (SN) 41%
Don’t Know (DN) 7%


ICM for the Sunday Telegraph | November 2006

Question: Would you be in favour or against the establishment of an English Parliament within the UK, with similar powers to those currently enjoyed by
the Scottish Parliament?

Result:

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In Favour of an English Parliament 58%
Against an English Parliament 31%
Don’t Know 11%


IPSOS MORI for the English Constitutional Convention | June 2006

Question: With all the constitutional changes going on in the way different parts of the UK are run, which are creating national Parliaments for Scotland and Wales, which of the following do you think would be best for England…

A: For England to be governed as it is now, with laws made by the UK Parliament even though this means that Scottish and Welsh MPs can vote on English-only issues

B: For England to be divided into Regions with each having its own Assembly

C: For England as a whole to have its own national Parliament with similar law-making powers to the Scottish Parliament

D: None

E: Don’t Know

Result:

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Status Quo (SQ) 32%
Regional Assemblies (RA) 14%
English Parliament (EP) 41%
None 4%
Don’t know (DK) 9%


YouGov for the English Democrats | Feb 2004

Question: Which of the following options do you prefer?

A: The division of England into nine Regions, each having their own elected assemblies, which will have power to take some decisions but not to create new laws

B: A Parliament for England with the power to allow it to develop and implement policies which reflect the particular needs of the people of England

C: Scottish and Welsh members of the UK Parliament having their voting rights restricted to prevent them from voting on England-only issues

D: Continue with the status quo

E: Don’t know

Result:

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Regional Assemblies (RA) 11%
English Parliament (EP) 24%
English Votes on English Laws (EVoEL) 47%
Status Quo (SQ) 12%
Don’t know (DK) 7%


NOP for the Campaign for an English Parliament | April 2002

Question: At the moment as well as the Parliament in Westminster, Scotland has its own Parliament, Wales and Northern Ireland have their own Assemblies. England however does not have either. It has been suggested that England should have either its own English Parliament, along with the Westminster Parliament or have nine English Regional Assemblies.

Which of these statements, if any, best sums up your opinion about this?

A. England should have its own English Parliament

B. England should be made up of nine Regional Assemblies (RA)

C. Don’t Know

Result:

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English Parliament (EP) 47%
Regional Assemblies (RA) 28%
Don’t Knows 25%

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