Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey 2002

Module: Political Attitudes

This page lists the questions asked within the Political Attitudes module in 2002. Clicking on the question name printed to the left of every question will bring you to the tables of results for that question. Publications and further information on Political Attitudes can be found on the Political Attitudes Resources page.


NIPARTY: Which Northern Ireland political party would you support?

VOTED: Did you vote in the general election?

UNINATID: Do you think of yourself as a unionist, a nationalist or neither?

NIRELAND: What do you think the long-term policy for Northern Ireland should be?

FUTURE1: How would you feel if the majority of people in Northern Ireland ever voted to become part of a united Ireland?

FUTURE2: How would you feel if the majority of people in Northern Ireland never voted to become part of a united Ireland?

UNTDIREL: Do you think it likely that there will be a united Ireland in the next 20 years?

AACHIEVE: How much has the N Ireland Assembly achieved?

AERUNNI: How good a job did the Assembly and Executive do in day to day running of N Ireland?

SUSPNDYR: Would you be pleased if the Assembly was suspended for a number of years?

GOODFRI: Has Good Friday Agreement benefited unionists and nationalists equally?

VOTEGFA: How would you vote if Good Friday Referendum was held again?

HOWVOTE: How did you vote (last) May (1998)?

SFNIEXEC: Should Sinn Fein be included in any N Ireland Executive?

SFNIENOW: Should Sinn Fein be included in any N Ireland Executive now?

SHAREPWR: Should any N Ireland government ensure that Protestants and Catholics share power?

REFUNIFY: Would you to unify with the Republic of Ireland?

REF6MTHS: Will there be a referendum about unification within next 6 months?

ENCRLPOL: Would you encourage relative to become a police officer?

WEALTH1: Do ordinary working people get their fair share of the nation's wealth?

RICHLAW: Is there one law for the rich and one for the poor?

TRADVALS: Is there a need for strong trade unions to protect employees' working conditions and wages?

PRENTBST: Is private enterprise the best way to solve Northern Ireland's economic problems?

PUBOWNST: Should major public services and industries be in state ownership?

GOVJOB: Is it the government's responsibility to provide a job for everyone who wants one?

GOVNOSAY: Do people have no say in what the government does?

GOVCOMP: Can politics and government seem so complicated that a person cannot understand what is going on?

PTYNTMT: Do things go on much the same whatever party is in power?

VOTEONLY: Is voting the only way people can have any say about how the government runs things?




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