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3 Jul 20
The types of devices kids most commonly listen to music on:

Mobile phone: 63%
Radio: 36%
Tablet: 29%
Computer 23%
Ipod/MP3 player: 22%

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Children who listen to music on computers, smartphones or tablets prefer music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music (59%) and video platforms like YouTube and Vevo (56%)

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30 Jun 20
Britons on whether historical figures should be judged more on the standards of their time, or the standards of today:

Standards of their time: 70%
Standards of today: 17%

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Younger and older Brits on whether historical figures should be judged more on the standards of their time, or the standards of today:

18-24s

Standards of their time: 48%
Standards of today: 33%

65+

Standards of their time: 85%
Standards of today: 9%

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3 Jun 20
Just 12% of Brits say MPs should have to be in Parliament to vote during the COVID-19 crisis, with news emerging that a minister who fell ill during his Commons speech today has been tested for the disease.

76% say MPs should be able to vote remotely

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Allowing MPs to continue to vote remotely during the coronavirus crisis is overwhelmingly supported across parties:

Con voters: 77%
Lab voters: 84%
Lib Dem voters: 93%

Remain voters: 88%
Leave voters: 72%

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23 May 20
68% of Brits (including most Tory voters) consider Dominic Cummings to have broken the lockdown rules

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By 52% to 28% Britons think that Dominic Cummings should resign

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24 Mar 20
% of Brits who think *the government* is taking #COVID19...
Not seriously enough - 36%
About right - 58%

% of Brits who think *the public* is taking #COVID19...
Not seriously enough - 87%
About right - 8%

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Despite government having asked everyone to stay indoors, 60% of Brits left the house on Sunday. Of this group...
65% went for a walk/exercise
53% went shopping (almost all for food)
24% with jobs went to work
20% visited friends/family
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5% of Britons have lost a job as a result of #COVID19, plus another 9% have had their pay or hours reduced
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4 Feb 20
VAR has made Premier League matches less enjoyable to watch, according to 67% of regular viewers. Just 13% say it has improved the viewing experience yougov.co.uk/topics/sport/a…
In November VAR chief Neil Swarbrick gave the system a 7/10. Premier League viewers only give it a 4/10 on average yougov.co.uk/topics/sport/a…
It's not like football fans think video refereeing systems can't work well - they see it working in other sports. Here's the % who think they work well in...

Tennis - 73%
Cricket - 67%
Rugby Union - 63%
Rugby League - 49%
Football - 27%

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17 Jan 20
YouGov's @chriscurtis94 takes a look at who Lab-Con switchers are, what they believe and why they jumped ship in today's @timesredbox.

49% of this group say the main reason they switched their allegiance due to Brexit. While only 27% cited the leader...

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...that's not to say that Lab-Con switchers like Jeremy Corbyn - they really, really don't. Just 5% hold a favourable view of the outgoing Labour leader, while 76% have a very unfavourable view.

By contrast, 81% have a favourable view of Boris Johnson.

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74% of Lab-Con switchers say that Labour left them, not the other way around. The party "used to represent people like me, but no longer does".

46% say the Tories never used to represent people like them, but does so now.

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16 Jan 20
'Would you rather be a single billionaire, or in a couple but on a moderate income?'

Single billionaire: 23%
Couple on moderate income: 60%

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Men (30%) are twice as likely as women (16%) to say they'd rather be a single billionaire than in a couple on a moderate income yougov.co.uk/topics/lifesty…
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31 Dec 19
As the year draws to a close, here's our annual survey looking at Britain's favourite movies, TV shows and people from the past 12 months, as well as the best/worst developments and the person they thought had the biggest impact on 2019 yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
Britons have once again named Donald Trump as the person who - for better or worse - has had the biggest impact on the world in 2019. The US president picked up 24% of the vote, ahead of Greta Thunberg on 18% yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
An increase in climate change awareness has been the nation's top event of the year, with 26% of people naming it as the best thing to happen in 2019 yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
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17 Dec 19
How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by age

18-24 year olds:
Lab - 56%
Con - 21%
Lib Dem - 11%

70+ year olds:
Con - 67%
Lab - 14%
Lib Dem - 11%

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The age at which a person becomes more likely to vote Conservative than Labour is 39 - down from 47 at the last election

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How Britain voted at the 2019 general election... by gender

Men
Con - 46%
Lab - 31%
Lib Dem - 12%

Women
Con - 44%
Lab - 35%
Lib Dem - 11%

While there is a small gender divide overall, among young men and women it is very big indeed...

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27 Nov 19
The results of the YouGov #GE2019 MRP model are finally here:

Con – 359 seats / 43% vote share
Lab – 211 / 32%
SNP – 43 / 3%
LD – 13 / 14%
Plaid – 4 / <1%
Green – 1 / 3%
Brexit Party – 0 / 3%

Conservative majority of 68

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For an overview of the results and how our MRP model works, see @anthonyjwells’s explainer here: yougov.co.uk/topics/lifesty…

For more in-depth nuggets from the results, keep reading this thread
Which seats are changing hands?

We have the Conservatives making 47 gains (almost all from Labour), SNP making 8 gains and the Lib Dems 4. Labour win no new seats. Full list in the chart

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1 Nov 19
Voting intention among 2016 REMAIN voters
Lib Dem - 34%
Labour - 33%
Con - 16%
Green - 9%

Voting intention among 2016 LEAVE voters
Con - 58%
Brexit Party - 24%
Labour - 10%

(Fieldwork 17-28 Oct)

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Voting intention among 2017 CON voters
Con - 73%
Brexit Party - 14%
Lib Dem - 9%

Voting intention among 2017 LAB voters
Labour - 55%
Lib Dem - 21%
Green - 8%
Con - 7%
Brexit Party - 7%

(Fieldwork 17-28 Oct)

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Voting intention among CON+LEAVE voters
Con - 77%
Brexit Party - 19%

Voting intention among LAB+LEAVE voters
Labour - 43%
Brexit Party - 25%
Con - 19%

(Fieldwork 17-28 Oct)

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29 Oct 19
With Labour reportedly now willing to back a general election, it looks like we're set for an election in December. Our most recent voting intention poll had the parties on:

Con - 36%
Lab - 23%
Lib Dem - 18%
Brexit Party - 12%
Green - 6%
Other - 6%

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And our most recent survey on who people think would make the best Prime Minister showed:

Boris Johnson - 43%
Jeremy Corbyn - 20%
Don't know - 34%

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Earlier this week we found that Britons expect the Conservatives to win the most seats and votes at the forthcoming election yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
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22 Oct 19
For #WorldEnergyDay here's the % of Britons who have a favourable view of each type of energy:

Solar - 86%
Offshore wind - 81%
Hydro - 80%
Onshore wind - 76%
Bio-fuels - 75%
Geothermal - 58%
Gas - 40%
Nuclear - 33%
Oil - 23%
Coal - 20%
Shale gas - 14%

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Our research shows that Britons have overwhelmingly positive opinions of renewable energy sources - even among those who also have a favourable view of fossil fuels

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In good news for clean energy campaigners, most Britons support renewables expansion, and those with favourable views of oil, gas and coal don't support greater use of those resources
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21 Oct 19
Exploring how the Theresa May and Boris Johnson Brexit deals stack up among Brits, we find that while two thirds (64%) think Johnson’s deal is indeed different, only one in ten (10%) think it differs significantly yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
When it comes to whether Boris Johnson’s deal is actually better than the one Theresa May struck, public opinion is split:
- 27% say it is better
- 19% say it is worse
- 25% say it is neither yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
Asked a straight choice between which of the Brexit deals they would prefer, Brits favour Boris Johnson’s by 37% to 17%. Almost half (46%) can’t pick between them, however yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
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21 Oct 19
The % of Brits saying the new Brexit deal is bad has risen from 23% to 30% since last week - although most of this change is from Remain voters increasingly disliking the deal. The % saying it is a good deal stands at 18% (from 17%).
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Likewise, the % of Brits who want MPs to reject the deal has risen from 24% to 29%, again a result of hardening attitudes among Remainers. Leave voters continue to overwhelmingly want MPs to accept the deal (70%) yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
Leave voters are increasingly unwilling to allow for a delay of a few weeks in order to pass laws implementing the Brexit deal. Where last week they were split 46%/42%, now by 51% to 33% they say a delay would be unacceptable yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
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18 Oct 19
BREAKING: Snap YouGov poll finds that by 41% to 24%, Britons want Parliament to pass Boris Johnson's Brexit deal. Two thirds (67%) of Leave voters want the deal passed yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
While Leave voters had previously preferred No Deal in a No Deal vs Deal vs Remain contest, our snap poll now finds them swinging behind the Deal by 48% to 33% for No Deal yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
BUT, many Leavers (39%) are currently expressing a view on what should happen with the deal despite not having formed a view on whether it is a good or bad deal yet... yougov.co.uk/topics/politic…
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3 Oct 19
Scotland is to become the first country in the UK to make it a criminal offence to for parents to smack their children - a law which Brits oppose by 57% to 31% yougov.co.uk/opi/surveys/re…
And 79% of Brits say as children they were smacked either occasionally or a lot by their parents for misbehaving yougov.co.uk/opi/surveys/re…
Scots themselves are 10% more likely than the British public to support making it a criminal offence for parents to smack their children:
🇬🇧 31% Support / 57% Oppose
🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 41% Support / 55% Oppose
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3 Oct 19
Young Brits are much more likely to suffer from long term loneliness than their elders, new YouGov research reveals. 31% of 18-24 year olds say they feel loneliness either regularly or all the time, compared to only 9% those aged 55+ yougov.co.uk/topics/relatio…
Younger Brits also find it hard to make friends - 46% say this is the case, compared to 38% of the general population yougov.co.uk/topics/relatio…
When it comes to why young Brits find it hard to make friends, 80% say it's because they're shy (compared to 43% of those aged 55+) and 32% because they don't have hobbies that facilitate it yougov.co.uk/topics/relatio…
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2 Oct 19
Latest Westminster voting intention (30 Sep - 1 Oct)
Con - 34%
Lib Dem - 23%
Lab - 21%
Brexit Party - 12%
Green - 5%
Other - 5%
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Which of the following do you think would make the best Prime Minister?
Boris Johnson - 40%
Jeremy Corbyn - 22%
Don't know - 35%
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In hindsight, do you think Britain was right or wrong to vote to leave the European Union?
Right - 40%
Wrong - 49%
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1 Oct 19
% of Britons who say each of the following parties are...

ANTI-BREXIT
Lib Dems - 70% (+17 since Apr)
SNP - 69% (+4)
Greens - 58% (+12)
Labour - 43% (+1)

PRO-BREXIT
Brexit Party - 81% (+2)
Conservatives - 52% (+15)

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% of Remain voters who think each of the following parties are anti-Brexit:
Lib Dems - 80%
SNP - 75%
Greens - 65%
Plaid Cymru - 46%
Labour - 33%
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Boris Johnson has been making headway convincing the voters he needs to win an election that the Tories are a pro-Brexit party:

2017 Con voters - 56% (+27 since April)
Leave voters - 48% (+25)
Intend to vote Brexit Party - 34% (+25)

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