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Wave 10 of the 2014-2023 British Election Study Internet Panel

  • November 2016 - December 2016
  • N = 30,237
  • Mode: Online survey

2016 Autumn wave of the 2014-2023 British Election Study Internet Panel. Version 0.8.

Fieldhouse, E., J. Green., G. Evans., H. Schmitt, C. van der Eijk, J. Mellon and C. Prosser (2016) British Election Study Internet Panel Wave 10. DOI: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-8202-2
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 Variables
  • 2005 GE turnout
  • 2005 GE vote choice
  • 2010 GE turnout
  • 2010 GE vote choice
  • 2019 GE turnout
  • 2019 GE vote choice
  • After Leave: The UK parliament will have more power
  • After leaving the EU, how much control will Britain have over immigration?
  • Age
  • Age completed formal education
  • Age group
  • Agree/Disagree: Considerate more important than well-behaved
  • Agree/Disagree: Curiosity more important than good manners
  • Agree/Disagree: Independence more important for child than respecting elders
  • Agree/Disagree: Obedience more important for child than self-reliance
  • Any regrets about how you voted in the EU referendum?
  • Approval of EU decisions
  • Approve: UK government
  • Are you a parent or guardian?
  • Are you, or have you ever been, a member of any Political party?
  • Are your day-to-day activities limited because of a health problem or disability
  • Attention to Politics
  • Authoritarian/libertarianism scale
  • Best party on most important issue
  • Best Prime Minister
  • Best way to run country: strong leader, ignore parliament/elections
  • Binary auth value: More important for child: considerate/well-behaved
  • Binary auth value: More important for child: curiosity/good manners
  • Binary auth value: More important for child: independence/respect for elders
  • Binary auth value: More important for child: obedience/self-reliance
  • Brexit priority: access to single market versus controlling immigration
  • Britain should re-nationalize the railways
  • Britain should stop all government spending on overseas aid
  • British identity scale
  • Certainty of vote intention in general election
  • Climate change beliefs
  • Competence: Corbyn
  • Competence: Farage
  • Competence: Farron
  • Competence: Lucas
  • Competence: May
  • Competence: Sturgeon
  • Competence: Wood
  • Conservatives look after black/asian
  • Conservatives look after middle class
  • Conservatives look after unemployed
  • Conservatives look after working class
  • Conservatives united or divided
  • Conservatives: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Cost of Living getting higher or lower
  • Country
  • Country of Birth
  • Crime levels getting higher or lower
  • Did you work on your own or did you have employees?
  • Dimension of MII
  • Do you own or rent the home in which you live?
  • Do you work on your own or do you have employees?
  • Economic optimism indicator: good time to buy big household items
  • Economy doing better or worse
  • Education doing better or worse
  • Education level
  • Education level (with add. info)
  • Effects of leaving EU on: big businesses leaving UK
  • Effects of leaving EU on: Britain's influence in the world
  • Effects of leaving EU on: general economic situation in the UK
  • Effects of leaving EU on: immigration to the UK
  • Effects of leaving EU on: international trade
  • Effects of leaving EU on: my personal financial situation
  • Effects of leaving EU on: NHS
  • Effects of leaving EU on: risk of terrorism
  • Effects of leaving EU on: Scotland leaving the UK
  • Effects of leaving EU on: unemployment
  • Effects of leaving EU on: working conditions for British workers
  • English identity scale
  • Ethno: Britain has a lot to learn from other countries in running its affairs
  • Ethno: Often less proud of Britain than I would like to be
  • Ethno: People in Britain are too ready to criticise their country
  • Ethno: Rather be citizen of Britain than any other country
  • Ethno: Some things about Britain today make me ashamed to be British
  • Ethno: World better place if people from other countries more like the British
  • EU ID: Criticism of my side feels like a personal insult
  • EU ID: Feel connected when meeting supporters of same side
  • EU ID: interested in what other people think
  • EU ID: Lot in common with supporters of my side
  • EU ID: Praise of my side makes me feel good
  • EU ID: say we instead of they
  • EU referendum identity
  • EU referendum turnout (earliest recorded)
  • EU referendum vote (earliest recorded)
  • European identity scale
  • European Integration scale (1990s version): Conservatives
  • European Integration scale (1990s version): Greens
  • European Integration scale (1990s version): Labour
  • European Integration scale (1990s version): Liberal Democrats
  • European Integration scale (1990s version): Plaid Cymru
  • European Integration scale (1990s version): self
  • European Integration scale (1990s version): SNP
  • European Integration scale (1990s version): UKIP
  • Financial situation of your household
  • Gender
  • General economic retrospective evaluation: country
  • General economic situation in this country
  • General Election turnout 2015 (earliest recorded)
  • General Election turnout 2017 (earliest recorded)
  • General Election vote 2015 (earliest recorded)
  • General Election vote 2017 (earliest recorded)
  • General election vote intention (recalled vote in post-election waves)
  • Good or bad for Britain: Allowing the free movement of workers within Europe
  • Good or bad for Britain: Free trade with Europe
  • Green Party united or divided
  • Green: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Greens look after black/asian
  • Greens look after middle class
  • Greens look after unemployed
  • Greens look after working class
  • Gross household income
  • Gross personal income
  • Happy/disappointed Trump election
  • Have you ever attended a University or other higher education institution?
  • Highest Qualification
  • How fairly was the EU referendum conducted?
  • How happy/disappointed are you that UK voted to leave the EU
  • How is the UK Government handling the process of leaving the EU?
  • How many employees did your parent have?
  • How many of the people in your household are under 18?
  • How much discrimination for or against: BME
  • How much discrimination for or against: Christians
  • How much discrimination for or against: Men
  • How much discrimination for or against: Muslims
  • How much discrimination for or against: White
  • How much discrimination for or against: Women
  • How much impact leaving the EU have on Britain
  • How much impact leaving the EU have on you
  • How much in common with people who want to leave
  • How much in common with people who want to remain
  • Immigrants are a burden on the welfare state
  • Immigration bad or good for economy
  • Immigration enriches or undermines cultural life
  • Immigration levels getting higher or lower
  • In favour of a second EU referendum?
  • Integrity: Corbyn
  • Integrity: Farage
  • Integrity: Farron
  • Integrity: Lucas
  • Integrity: May
  • Integrity: Sturgeon
  • Integrity: Wood
  • Interview Start Time
  • It doesn't matter which political party is in power
  • It is often difficult for me to understand what is going on in government and po
  • It takes too much time and effort to be active in politics and public affairs
  • Knows Angela Merkel's job
  • Knows Bashar al-Assad's job
  • Knows Benjamin Netanyahu's job
  • Knows Francois Hollande's job
  • Knows John Kerry's job
  • Knows Vladmir Putin's job
  • Labour look after black/asian
  • Labour look after middle class
  • Labour look after unemployed
  • Labour look after working class
  • Labour united or divided
  • Labour: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Left-right scale
  • Left-right value: Big business takes advantage of ordinary poeple Waves 7-9
  • Left-right value: Government should redistribute incomes Waves 7-9
  • Left-right value: Management will always try to get the better of employees
  • Left-right value: Ordinary working people do not get their fair share Waves 7-9
  • Left-right value: There is one law for the rich and one for the poor Waves 7-9
  • Left/right position: Conservative
  • Left/right position: Greens
  • Left/right position: Labour
  • Left/right position: Lib Dems
  • Left/right position: Plaid Cymru
  • Left/right position: Self
  • Left/right position: SNP
  • Left/right position: UKIP
  • Lib Dems look after black/asian
  • Lib Dems look after middle class
  • Lib Dems look after unemployed
  • Lib Dems look after working class
  • Lib Dems: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Lib-Auth value: Censoring necessary to uphold moral standards Waves 7-9
  • Lib-Auth value: For some crimes, death penalty most appropriate sentence Waves
  • Liberal Democrats united or divided
  • Like/dislike: Caroline Lucas
  • Like/dislike: Conservatives
  • Like/dislike: Green Party
  • Like/dislike: Jeremy Corbyn
  • Like/dislike: Labour
  • Like/dislike: Liberal Democrats
  • Like/dislike: Nigel Farage
  • Like/dislike: Paul Nuttal
  • Like/dislike: Plaid Cymru
  • Like/dislike: Scottish National Party
  • Like/dislike: Sturgeon
  • Like/dislike: Suzanne Evans
  • Like/dislike: Theresa May
  • Like/dislike: Tim Farron
  • Like/dislike: United Kingdom Independence Party
  • Like/dislike: Wood
  • Likelihood to vote in general election
  • Likelihood Win Local Constituency in GE: Conservatives
  • Likelihood Win Local Constituency in GE: Green Party
  • Likelihood Win Local Constituency in GE: Labour
  • Likelihood Win Local Constituency in GE: Lib Dems
  • Likelihood Win Local Constituency in GE: Plaid Cymru
  • Likelihood Win Local Constituency in GE: SNP
  • Likelihood Win Local Constituency in GE: UKIP
  • Likely to win majority: Conservatives
  • Likely to win majority: Labour
  • MII (manually-coded/collapsed)
  • MII manual coding
  • National security scale: Conservatives
  • National security scale: Green Party
  • National security scale: Labour
  • National security scale: Liberal Democrats
  • National security scale: Plaid Cymru
  • National security scale: SNP
  • National security scale: UKIP
  • NHS doing better or worse
  • Number of people in household
  • Opinion on necessity of deficit reduction in next 3 years
  • Opinion on re-introducing grammar schools
  • Parties are more likely to win elections when they stick to their principles
  • Party ID if no party to first ID question
  • Party identification
  • People who break the law should be given stiffer sentences
  • Personal economic retrospective evaluation: household
  • Plaid Cymru look after black/asian
  • Plaid Cymru look after middle class
  • Plaid Cymru look after unemployed
  • Plaid Cymru look after working class
  • Plaid Cymru united or divided
  • Plaid Cymru: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Politicians don't care what people like me think
  • Populism: compromise in politics really selling out principles
  • Populism: elected officials talk too much and take too little action
  • Populism: people, not politicians, should make most important policy decisions
  • Populism: politicians in UK Parliament should follow will of the people
  • Populism: rather be represented by citizen than specialised politician
  • Post-Brexit, British businesses have same level of access to European markets?
  • Probability of voting for Conservatives
  • Probability of voting for Green party
  • Probability of voting for Labour
  • Probability of voting for Liberal Democrats
  • Probability of voting for Plaid Cymru
  • Probability of voting for Scottish National Party
  • Probability of voting for UKIP
  • Rather trust wisdom of ordinary people than experts
  • Redistribution scale: Conservatives
  • Redistribution scale: Greens
  • Redistribution scale: Labour
  • Redistribution scale: Liberal Democrats
  • Redistribution scale: Plaid Cymru
  • Redistribution scale: Self
  • Redistribution scale: SNP
  • Redistribution scale: UKIP
  • Reduce deficit by taxation/spending cuts
  • Referendums are a good way to make important political decisions
  • Region
  • Respondent belonging to any religion?
  • Respondent's self-selected ethnicity
  • Respondent's work status
  • Satisfaction with English democracy
  • Satisfaction with EU democracy
  • Satisfaction with Scottish democracy
  • Satisfaction with UK democracy
  • Satisfaction with Welsh democracy
  • Schools should teach children to obey authority
  • Scotland Q only: Approve: Scottish government
  • Scotland Q only: Economic situation under independence
  • Scotland Q only: I would be better off if Scotland independent
  • Scotland Q only: Independence referendum vote intention
  • Scotland Q only: Scotland would retain EU membership under independence
  • Scotland Q only: Scottish identity scale
  • Scotland Q only: Which institution should decide: Defence
  • Scotland Q only: Which institution should decide: NHS
  • Scotland Q only: Which institution should decide: Police
  • Scotland Q only: Which institution should decide: Schools
  • Scotland Q only: Which institution should decide: Tax
  • Scotland Q only: Which institution should decide: Welfare benefits
  • ScotRef Identification
  • ScotRefID: Criticism of my side feels like a personal insult
  • ScotRefID: Feel connected when meeting supporters of same side
  • ScotRefID: interested in what other people think
  • ScotRefID: Lot in common with supporters of my side
  • ScotRefID: Praise of my side makes me feel good
  • ScotRefID: say we instead of they
  • Scottish Constituency Vote 2011
  • Scottish Constituency Vote 2016
  • Scottish referendum turnout (earliest recorded)
  • Scottish referendum vote (earliest recorded)
  • Scottish Regional Vote 2011
  • Scottish Regional Vote 2016
  • Self: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Sexuality
  • Should there be another Scottish independence referendum within 10 years
  • Single market access requires: accepting EU regulations
  • Single market access requires: accepting free movement
  • Single market access requires: continue paying EU
  • Single market access requires: none of these
  • SNP look after black/asian
  • SNP look after middle class
  • SNP look after unemployed
  • SNP look after working class
  • SNP united or divided
  • SNP: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Social Grade
  • Strength of party identification
  • Subjective social class
  • Support for same sex marriage
  • Support for traditional gender roles: male breadwinner, female homemaker
  • The party I support shouldn't compromise on its values just to get more votes
  • There will be times when you don't have enough money to cover your day to day li
  • Things in Britain were better in the past
  • Trust MPs in general
  • UKIP look after black/asian
  • UKIP look after middle class
  • UKIP look after unemployed
  • UKIP look after working class
  • UKIP united or divided
  • UKIP: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Understands the important political issues facing our country
  • Vote intention in referendum on EU membership
  • Wales Q only: Approve: Welsh government
  • Wales Q only: Welsh identity scale
  • We need to fundamentally change the way society works in Britain
  • Weight variable for the GB sample as a whole (Everyone who took wave 2)
  • Welsh Constituency Vote 2016
  • Welsh Regional Vote 2016
  • What is the highest educational or work-related qualification you have?
  • What is your current marital or relationship status?
  • Which daily newspaper do you read most often?
  • Which of the following best describes your sexuality?
  • Which party are you a member of?
  • Which party were you most recently a member of?
  • Women are now given unfair advantages over men when applying for jobs
  • Would cost of living be getting higher/lower under Labour
  • Would crime be getting higher/lower under Labour
  • Would economy be doing better/worse under Labour
  • Would immigration be geting higher/lower under Labour
  • Would NHS be doing better /worse under Labour
  • Would schools be doing better/worse under Labour
  • Would successfully reduce immigration: Conservative
  • Would successfully reduce immigration: Green Party
  • Would successfully reduce immigration: Labour
  • Would successfully reduce immigration: Liberal Democrat
  • Would successfully reduce immigration: None of these
  • Would successfully reduce immigration: Plaid Cymru
  • Would successfully reduce immigration: Scottish National Party (SNP)
  • Would successfully reduce immigration: United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP)
  • You will be out of a job and looking for work
  • Young people today don't have enough respect for traditional British values
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