Political Survey

In this survey, you are asked to give your opinion of a set of statements characterising political views. Please rate each statement on the scale given, which runs from "strongly disagree" to "strongly agree".


For statistical purposes, please tell us where you live:

The following are a set of propositions. Tell us whether you agree with them, as they would apply to the country where you live.

It is never moral to break the law.

Some overseas aid projects should be funded by the taxpayer, and can't be left to charities.

Drivers shouldn't have to pay taxes to cover damage to the environment caused by motor transport, since that would price some people off the roads.

Workers in the public sector should be paid as much as those doing similar jobs in private industry.

Nobody should be sacked for going on strike.

It's more important that we elect parties in exact proportion to their support than that we each have individual local representatives.

It's more important to decrease the gap between rich and poor than to make the poor richer.

Scientists bear a moral responsibility for how their discoveries are used.

Shared religious beliefs should be an important part of our society.

Sometimes children shouldn't obey their parents.

Members of our society should be familiar with the history and traditions of our culture.

Trial by jury shouldn't always be available by right.

To protect society from drug abuse, narcotics must be banned.

Nobody should go hungry, even if they refuse to work.

Governments will always be more powerful than large corporations.


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