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Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Attitudes to Government, the National Health Service, the Economy and Standard of Living

This report provides the findings of the core module of the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015 on attitudes to government, the National Health Service, the economy and standard of living.

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Table A2.13: How good is the Scottish Government at listening to people's views before it takes decisions?

Very good / Quite good Not very good Not good at all Weighted bases Unweighted bases
% % %
ALL 59 25 9 1287 1287
Age
18-29 63 18 7 239 143
30-39 68 17 8 227 193
40-64 57 28 8 532 581
65+ 52 30 14 288 368
Party identification
Conservative 36 33 20 140 177
Labour 48 35 12 251 247
Liberal Democrat 43 41 14 45 50
SNP 79 15 3 542 528
None, Other, Don't know, Not applicable 45 27 13 309 284
Constitutional preference
Scotland not in UK 72 17 6 507 486
Scotland in UK with own parliament 50 32 10 629 641
Scotland in UK without parliament 38 24 30 72 80

Interest in politics

A great deal / Quite a lot 65 20 13 513 517
Some 57 29 5 393 392
Not very much / None 52 25 9 381 378
National Identity
Scottish 66 20 7 344 333
More Scottish than British 68 18 7 347 338
Equally 49 32 11 386 395
More British / British 38 39 15 128 146
Urban / Rural Classification
Large urban areas 64 21 9 517 344
Other urban areas 55 27 10 410 353
Accessible small towns 50 31 7 114 143
Remote / Very remote small towns 54 31 9 51 98
Accessible rural 63 19 9 125 188
Remote rural /Very remote rural 55 26 9 72 162
Who ought to have most influence
Scottish Government 65 22 6 982 974
UK Government 31 35 23 176 178
Local councils in Scotland 53 24 14 85 90
The European Union 24 76 - 8 9

Contact

Email: Donna Easterlow

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