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Most think UK will miss 2050 Net Zero target

Chris Holbrook Find Out Now Market Research

Chris Holbrook

1st Mar, 2023 | 3 mins read

Electoral Calculus and Find Out Now collaborated on a series of polls exploring the public’s reaction to “Heterodox statements”, those that are not usually voiced. While full findings are due to be published by the Property Chronicle, The Telegraph covered some of the results in their paper on the 25th of February.

Findings covered by the paper were:

54% believe net zero is “unachievable” by 2050, compared to 14% who think it “achievable”

53% believe climate change is catastrophic for human kind, compared to 17% who think it is not

63% think euthanasia should be legalised, compared to 13% against

77% oppose a ban on abortion, compared to 7% in favour

56% back lower house prices

46% want lower taxes and spending, compared to 21% against

41% want utilities to be nationalised, compared to 14% against

47% say transgender women are not the same in all respects as biological women, versus 24% who disagree

23% support abolishing the monarchy, while 55% oppose

More than a third support the House of Lords being elected, with 19% against

43% in favour of legalising cannabis, versus 29% against

46% want the death penalty to be reintroduced, and 24% do not

35% think Covid came from a lab in China, versus 21%

19% think there will probably be a war with China soon

24% support sending UK troops to Ukraine, while 40% oppose

Full tables be downloaded here

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