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Royal Family/Monarchy Trends - Index Page

Published:19 July 2013
Fieldwork:1981 - 2013
Keywords:Monarchy, Royal Family
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Questions about the Monarchy or Royal Family asked in more than one survey

See also list of surveys since 1997 including questions on the Monarchy or Royal Family

Q. Would you favour Britain becoming a republic or remaining a monarchy? (1993-2013)

Q. On balance, do you think Britain would be better off or worse off if the Monarchy was abolished or do you think it would make no difference? (1984-2002)

Q. Which of the following statements comes closest to your view about what should happen to the role of the monarchy: the monarchy's role should remain broadly unchanged, the monarchy should be modernised to reflect changes in British life, or the monarchy should be abolished and Britain should become a republic? (1998-2000)

Q. Looking to the future, do you think Britain will or will not have a monarchy in 10 years / 25 years / 50 years / 100 years? (1990-2012)

Q. Do you think the monarchy does or does not have an important role to play in the future of Britain? (1998-2000)

Q. Which two or three members of the Royal Family do you like the most? (1984-2012)

Q. Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way the Queen is doing her job as Monarch? (1992-2012)

Q. Do you think that the Queen should abdicate at some stage, or should she remain Queen as long as possible? (1981-2004)

Q. Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Prince Charles is doing his job as Prince of Wales? (1997-2012)

Q. Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Prince William is doing his job as the Duke of Cambridge (2012)

Q. On balance, do you think that Prince Charles will make a good king or a bad king when he comes to the throne in future? (1991-2006)

Q. On balance, do you think that Prince Charles is doing a good job or a bad job of bringing up Princes William and Harry? (March-November 1998)

Q. Do you think that Prince Charles should or should not give up his right to be the next monarch in favour of his eldest son, Prince William? (1994-2013)

Q. Now, thinking about the relationship between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles, do you think they should continue their relationship privately, be completely public about it, or split up? (1997-1999)

Q. Assuming they do stay together, do you think they should get married or continue their relationship outside marriage? (1997-2005)

Q. If Prince Charles were to marry Camilla Parker-Bowles, do you think he should still be allowed to become King, or not? (1993-2001)

Q. And do you think Camilla should become Queen at his side? (1996-2006)

Q. Do you agree or disagree with the following statements? "The Royal Family is an expensive luxury the country cannot afford" (1987-2000)

Q. Do you agree or disagree with the following statements? "The Royal Family should not receive as much money as it does" (1990-2012)

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