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's not worth raising interest rates to reduce inflation if this would result in the loss of large numbers of jobs.

It doesn't matter whether the mix of minorities in public institutions reflects their numbers in the general population.

The government should raise revenue by taxing consumption rather than income.

Sometimes schools should teach children things which contradict their parents' religious faith.

Drivers should pay enough tax to cover the cost of environmental damage caused by motor transport, even if that would price some people off the roads.

For society to be cohesive, it is important that everyone shares a common language.

Our society needs more lawyers.

Economic globalisation will increase inequality.

It is not necessary to ban narcotics to protect society from drug abuse.

Shared religious belief isn't an important part of our society.

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

There is no place for organised religion in government.

Anybody who wants top-quality health care should expect to have to pay for it.

Aggressive foreign policies can put a stop to international terrorism.

Alcohol is a more dangerous drug than marijuana.


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