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Daily Express – Current Affairs Omnibus

Survey of GB public’s opinions on Britain’s future after Brexit and other questions relating to current affairs.

  • Overall, GB adults are more likely to be optimistic than pessimistic about Britain’s future after Brexit (45% vs. 36%).
  • Two in five (43%) GB adults support scrapping HS2.
  • Seven in ten (70%) of those aged over 55 support tax rises to fund elderly/social care, compared to two in five (43%) of those aged 18-34.
  • While four in five (82%) GB adults feel safe in their local community, only one in five (19%) say they feel very safe.
  • Two in five (43%) GB adults say the Queen is the best representative for the UK on the world stage, compared to only one in ten (9%) who say Boris Johnson.
  • GB adults are evenly split on whether they feel more “thriving” (51%) or “overwhelmed” (49%) when thinking about their current outlook on life.

Date Published: 08/02/2020

Categories: GB | Politics | Public and communities | Social

Client: Daily Express


Savanta ComRes interviewed 2,034 British adults online from the 5th – 6th February 2020. Data were weighted to be demographically representative of all GB adults, by key demographics including age, gender, region and social grade. Savanta ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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