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BBC Daily Politics CSR Poll

A public opinion poll on behalf of BBC Daily Politics.

Date Published: 21 Oct 2010

Categories: Economy | Politics | Public and communities | UK


52% of people support the government's spending cuts according to an opinion poll conducted for BBC2's Daily Politics programme, to be broadcast today at 12:00pm.

The ComRes poll, conducted the day after George Osborne had given his statement to the Commons, found that 13% strongly supported the cuts while 39% supported them. 24% of those polled opposed the cuts and 15% were strongly opposed..

In the same survey 39% said they believed the cuts in public spending went too far, 42% thought they were about right and 9% didn't think they went far enough.

Methodology Note: ComRes telephoned a random sample of 1003 GB adults on 21st October 2010.  Data were weighted to be demographically representative of all GB adults.  ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules. 

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