opinion poll

  • September 18, 2014

    That's what everyone would like to know. Tomorrow morning we will. In the meantime there is both curiosity and speculation about Scotland's independence vote.

  • January 4, 2014

    ‘Whose growth?’ will be the defining political question in 2014, says Trades Union Congress General Secretary Frances O’Grady.

  • January 10, 2013

    New Trades Union Congress General Secretary Frances O'Grady says the welfare benefits uprating cap is unfair and a big political risk for the government.

  • January 4, 2013

    Ministers should not assume that voters will continue to back their attack on benefits if they find out the facts, new opinion research suggests.

  • November 11, 2012

    Good science-based predictions are powerful, says Graeme Smith, Reader in Public Theology at the University of Chichester. But given that politics is a human activity, he disagrees with Rorty that those in the humanities cannot do it as well. Turning humanities-based soothsayer for a moment, Dr Smith sets out the reasons why he thinks that the Labour Party will (just) form the next government at Westminster, concluding: "you read it here first."

  • October 20, 2007

    An opinion survey due to be launched next week indicates that a vast majority of churchgoers think the church should play a grassroots role in tackling gun and knife crime, following recent initiatives from Black churches.

  • October 5, 2007

    An appeal to supermarket bosses backed by churches and parents appears to could lead to a significant shift in the way Halloween is marketed in the UK - with an emphasis on giving more than tricking for treats.

  • September 7, 2007

    In due course, I intend to offer a more theologically grounded and ekklesially shaped response to the BBC's new opinion poll on the state of Britain's sense of morality. Meanwhile, here is my Guardian article.

  • September 7, 2007

    An overwhelming number of people believe that Britain is experiencing a moral decline according to a BBC/ComRes opinion poll for The Big Questions, a new BBC belief and ethics programme. 83% of those asked agreed or strongly agreed with that statement, as against only 9% who disagreed.

  • June 5, 2007

    An GFK-NOP opinion poll commissioned by Channel 4 TV news has revealed alarming levels of disaffection among Muslims in Britain – including distrust for the authorities and doubts over the official version of the 7/7 bombings.