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The Union since 1961—Mass Attitudes

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780199258208
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603334 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199258201.003.0008
The Union since 1961—Mass Attitudes

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This chapter presents survey information on popular attitudes towards the Union and Unionism. This includes the survey of attitudes to the Union commissioned (and then ignored, because its findings were embarrassing) by the Kilbrandon Commission on the Constitution, 1973; the MORI private polling that led Labour to change its policy, 1974; British and Scottish Social Attitude and political surveys conducted in the 1990s and 2000s; time series of support for independence and devolution; and the Welsh language and devolution.

Keywords: Kilbrandon Commission; British social attitudes; British election survey; Moreno question; Welsh language

Chapter.  9727 words. 

Subjects: UK Politics

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