What does the ‘h’ word mean for British adults?
- Three quarters of GB adults agree the government has a moral obligation to protect our heritage (74%). A slightly larger proportion agree the UK’s heritage needs to be protected (79%).
- Four in five say the UK’s heritage is important in attracting tourists from over the world (81%).
- Only one in five British adults agree that Heritage is obstructive to future housing developments (18%).
- Similarly, only one in ten (10%) think the UK’s heritage does not contribute anything to the country.
- A majority of Britons say heritage is important to them personally (59%).
- Three in five agree that the Heritage sector makes an important contribution to the creative industries (61%), and three quarters say the UK’s heritage is important for the economy (73%).
Date Published: 04/11/15
Categories: Public and communities | Public Sector | Social | Third Sector | UK
ComRes interviewed 2000 GB adults aged 18+ online between 18th – 30th September 2015. Data were weighted to be representative of all adults in Great Britain aged 18+. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.