Poll of 2,011 British adults for PLMR on what to do about the government’s budget deficit.
More than half of Britons would like to see the government slow down (30%) or continue the current programme (24%) of public spending cuts as a way of addressing the budget deficit.
- Just 7% of Britons believe the government should speed up the pace of spending cuts while twice that number (14%) want spending cuts to be stopped and public spending to be kept at broadly the same level as in 2014/15.
- One in ten (10%) think the government should increase public spending regardless of the deficit.
Date Published: 2nd March 2015
Categories: Consumer | Economy | Economy | Finance | GE2015 | Personal Finance | Politics | Public and communities | Public Sector | UK
ComRes interviewed 2,011 British adults online between 18th and 19th February 2015. Data were weighted to be representative of all GB adults aged 18+. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.