Will COVID-19 change what the public expect of government?
Looking at whether key political attitudes and values have changed following the pandemic.
What UK Thinks
The What UK Thinks: EU website provides impartial, up-to-date information on public attitudes to the European Union before and since the EU Referendum.
British Social Attitudes 37
The British Social Attitudes survey has been carried out annually since 1983 and is our longest running survey. Over 90,000 people have taken part in the study so far.
The Future of Britain after the EU Referendum
One key feature of British politics during and since the EU referendum has been a polarisation of opinions on what the future of the UK should look like. This project answers the need for public debate on the options and trade-offs facing policymakers with respect to post-Brexit policy.
Why turnout was higher in the 2017 General Election
At 69%, voter turnout in the 2017 General Election was higher than at any such election since 1997. In the latest release of our initial British Social Attitudes (BSA) findings, we examine the increase in more depth.
Embracing the world? Changing attitudes to trade
The nature of the UK’s post-Brexit trade agreements with both the European Union and the rest of the world are likely to have a considerable impact on public life.
Just 15 months to go: what Scotland is making of Brexit
With 15 months before the official date, the National Centre for Social Research has conducted new research that examines Scottish attitudes towards Brexit.
Social and political attitudes of people on low incomes
People on low incomes have attitudes to politics broadly in line with the wider population, but feel less in control of their lives.
International Social Survey Programme
The International Social Survey Programme, run as part of our British Social Attitudes survey, is a study of social attitudes in 45 countries across the world.
Understanding Society is an innovative world-leading study about 21st century UK life and how it is changing.