YouGov Daily Briefing – 03/09/2014

Some interesting results. What do you think? Me? Immigration is out of control, the UK is far too lenient. Scotland: really don’t care, their country let them do what they want! Cliff: BBC totally out of order!

LATEST POLLING

Our latest voting intention figures for this morning’s Sun are CON 32%, LAB 35%, LDEM 8%, UKIP 15%.

Immigration continues to be seen as the most important issue facing the country, now ten points ahead of the economy. 58% of people see immigration as one of the most important issues facing the country, with the economy on 48% and health on 34%.

Asked about the most important issues facing them and their family, immigration scores far lower, on 19%. Top is the economy (42%), followed by health (36%) and pensions (25%).

Scottish Referendum

Whichever side wins the referendum most people expect the country to be left bitter and divided.

If YES wins, 39% expect the country to accept the result and work together, 50% expect it to be left divided. Most YES voters expect the country to work together in the event of a YES vote, most NO voters expect it to be left divided.

If NO wins, 35% expect the country to accept the result and work together, 54% expect it to be left divided. A majority of both YES and NO voters expect the country to be left divided if NO wins.

Cliff Richard

72% of people think that the BBC were wrong to show footage of police officers arriving to search Cliff Richard’s home, 15% think they were right to do so.

More generally, only 7% of people think that people accused of sexual abuse crimes should be named before they are charged.

26% think they should be named if they are charged, 61% think they should only be named if they are found guilty in court.

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