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Wave 14 of the 2014-2018 British Election Study Internet Panel

  • May 2018 - May 2018
  • N = 31,063
  • Mode: Online survey

May 2018 wave of the 2014-2018 British Election Study Internet Panel.

Fieldhouse, E., J. Green., G. Evans., H. Schmitt, C. van der Eijk, J. Mellon & C. Prosser (2018) British Election Study Internet Panel Wave 14.
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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 being with a friend who is sad about something, I usually feel sad
  • 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
  • Any regrets about how you voted in the EU referendum?
  • 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
  • Best party on most important issue
  • 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
  • Cares for pre-school age children
  • Cares for school age children
  • Cares for sick, disabled or elderly adults
  • Child values: Determination, perseverance
  • Child values: Feeling of responsibility
  • Child values: Hard work
  • Child values: Imagination
  • Child values: Independence
  • Child values: Obedience
  • Child values: Religious faith
  • Child values: Self-expression
  • Child values: Thrift, saving money and things
  • Child values: Tolerance and respect for other people
  • Child values: Unselfishness
  • Conservatives contacted you in last 4 weeks
  • Conservatives united or divided
  • Conservatives: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Contacted by any political parties/campaigns in last 4 weeks?
  • Cost of Living getting higher or lower
  • Country
  • Country of Birth
  • Crime levels getting higher or lower
  • Describe you: Before criticising other race, imagine myself in their place
  • Describe you: Feel protective of people exploited for race
  • Describe you: Often concerned about people from other races
  • Describe you: Understand perspective of those from other races
  • Did you work on your own or did you have employees?
  • Do you and/or your partner (if applicable) have any savings?
  • Do you and/or your partner (if applicable) own any other property?
  • Do you currently have a student loan?
  • Do you expect to be able to purchase a home in the next 5 to 10 years?
  • Do you have any long-term illness, health problem or disability which limits you
  • 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)
  • Effect of leaving EU on: Scottish economic situation
  • 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: Welsh economic situation
  • Effects of leaving EU on: working conditions for British workers
  • English identity scale
  • Equal opportunities for ethnic minorities gone too far | not far enough
  • Equal opportunities for women gone too far |not far enough
  • Equal opportunities to gays and lesbians gone too far | not far enough
  • Estimated % household income, post-tax, spent on mortgage
  • Estimated % household income, post-tax, spent on rent
  • Estimated amount of debt you/partner are in
  • 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
  • Everyone can be a winner at the same time
  • Forced subjective class
  • Gender
  • General economic retrospective evaluation: 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)
  • Gone too far: cuts to local services in my area
  • Gone too far: cuts to NHS spending
  • Gone too far: cuts to public spending
  • Green Party united or divided
  • Green: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Gross household income
  • Gross personal income
  • Have felt angry about Conservatives
  • Have felt angry about Greens
  • Have felt fear about Conservatives
  • Have felt fear about Greens
  • Have you ever attended a University or other higher education institution?
  • Highest Qualification
  • Hopeful
  • Hopeful
  • 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 children do you have (including adult children)?
  • 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 well government handling costs of living
  • How well government handling crime
  • How well government handling economy
  • How well government handling education
  • How well government handling immigration
  • How well government handling NHS
  • How well Labour would handle cost of living
  • How well Labour would handle crime
  • How well Labour would handle education
  • How well labour would handle immigration
  • How well Labour would handle the economy
  • How well Labour would handle the NHS
  • How well would Labour handle leaving the EU?
  • I am not usually aware of my friends' feelings
  • I can usually figure out when my friends are scared
  • I can usually figure out when people are cheerful
  • I can usually realize quickly when a friend is angry
  • I don't become sad when I see other people crying
  • Immigration bad or good for economy
  • Immigration enriches or undermines cultural life
  • Immigration levels getting higher or lower
  • Importance to identity: Age
  • Importance to identity: Education
  • Importance to identity: Ethnicity/Race
  • Importance to identity: Gender
  • Importance to identity: Local Area
  • Importance to identity: Occupation
  • Importance to identity: Religion
  • Importance to identity: Sexual Orientation
  • In favour of a second EU referendum?
  • Interview Start Time
  • It is every citizen's duty to vote in an election
  • Labour contacted you in last 4 weeks
  • Labour emotions: Afraid
  • Labour emotions: Angry
  • Labour emotions: Hopeful
  • Labour united or divided
  • Labour: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Left/right position: Self
  • Lib Dems contacted you in last 4 weeks
  • Lib Dems favour a system of proportional representation for Westminster
  • Lib Dems: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Liberal Democrats emotions: Afraid
  • Liberal Democrats emotions: Angry
  • Liberal Democrats emotions: Hopeful
  • Liberal Democrats united or divided
  • Life isn't about winners and losers, everyone can do well
  • Like more in Parl: Christians
  • Like more in Parl: Disabled people
  • Like more in Parl: Ethnic minorities
  • Like more in Parl: LGBT people
  • Like more in Parl: Muslims
  • Like more in Parl: None of these
  • Like more in Parl: People from area they represent
  • Like more in Parl: People under 30
  • Like more in Parl: People with University degrees
  • Like more in Parl: Women
  • Like more in Parl: Working-class people
  • Like/dislike Amber Rudd
  • Like/dislike Jacob Rees-Mogg
  • Like/dislike Jeremy Hunt
  • Like/dislike Sajid Javid
  • Like/dislike: Boris Johnson
  • Like/dislike: Caroline Lucas
  • Like/dislike: Conservatives
  • Like/dislike: Gerard Batten
  • Like/dislike: Green Party
  • Like/dislike: Jeremy Corbyn
  • Like/dislike: Labour
  • Like/dislike: Liberal Democrats
  • Like/dislike: Michael Gove
  • Like/dislike: Patrick Harvie
  • Like/dislike: Plaid Cymru
  • Like/dislike: Richard Leonard
  • Like/dislike: Ruth Davidson
  • Like/dislike: Scottish National Party
  • Like/dislike: Sturgeon
  • Like/dislike: Theresa May
  • Like/dislike: United Kingdom Independence Party
  • Like/dislike: Vince Cable
  • Like/dislike: Willie Rennie
  • Like/dislike: Wood
  • Likelihood to vote in general election
  • Measures to protect the environment
  • MPs from different parties are on parliamentary committees.
  • My friends' emotions don't affect me much
  • My friends' unhappiness doesn't make me feel anything
  • Needed to borrow money for groceries/bills/day-to-day items
  • NHS doing better or worse
  • No caring responsibilities
  • No-one may stand for parliament unless they pay a deposit.
  • None of these
  • None of these
  • None of these
  • None of these
  • None of these parties contacted you in last 4 weeks
  • Not worried at all | Very worried
  • Number of people in household
  • One person's loss is another person's gain
  • Only taxpayers are allowed to vote in a general election.
  • Other party contacted you in last 4 weeks
  • Other people's feelings don't bother me at all
  • Party ID if no party to first ID question
  • Party identification
  • Perceived difference between Conservative and Labour parties
  • Personal economic retrospective evaluation: household
  • Plaid Cymru contacted you in last 4 weeks
  • Plaid Cymru emotions: Afraid
  • Plaid Cymru emotions: Angry
  • Plaid Cymru emotions: Hopeful
  • Plaid Cymru emotions: None of these
  • Plaid Cymru united or divided
  • Plaid Cymru: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Please pick the approximate value of your home:
  • Please pick the approximate value of your household savings:
  • Please pick the approximate value of your second home:
  • Polling stations close at 10.00pm on election day.
  • Post-Brexit, British businesses have same level of access to European markets?
  • Prop MPs: Christian
  • Prop MPs: Degree
  • Prop MPs: disabled
  • Prop MPs: Ethnic minority
  • Prop MPs: Female
  • Prop MPs: From the area they represent
  • Prop MPs: LGBT
  • Prop MPs: Muslim
  • Prop MPs: Under 30
  • Prop MPs: Working class
  • Proud
  • Proud
  • Proud
  • Proud
  • Proud
  • 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
  • Region
  • Respondent belonging to any religion?
  • Respondent's self-selected ethnicity
  • Respondent's work status
  • Scotland Q only: Approve: Scottish government
  • Scotland Q only: Independence referendum vote intention
  • Scotland Q only: Scottish identity scale
  • 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
  • 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 contacted by email
  • SNP contacted by letter/leaflet
  • SNP contacted by social media
  • SNP contacted by telephone
  • SNP contacted in other ways
  • SNP contacted in street
  • SNP contacted you in last 4 weeks
  • SNP emotions: Afraid
  • SNP emotions: Angry
  • SNP emotions: Hopeful
  • SNP emotions: None of these
  • SNP emotions: Proud
  • SNP united or divided
  • SNP visited home
  • SNP: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Social Class?
  • Social Grade
  • Strength of party identification
  • Strong Connection to Group?
  • Tax-spend tradeoff: Conservatives
  • Tax-spend tradeoff: Green
  • Tax-spend tradeoff: Labour
  • Tax-spend tradeoff: Lib Dems
  • Tax-spend tradeoff: Plaid Cymru
  • Tax-spend tradeoff: Self
  • Tax-spend tradeoff: SNP
  • Tax-spend tradeoff: UKIP
  • The only way to make someone better off is to make someone else worse off
  • There are ways to make everyone better off without anyone losing out
  • There will be times when you don't have enough money to cover your day to day li
  • There's only so much to go around. Life is about how much you get
  • UK Parl knowledge: Number of MPs in Parliament about 100?
  • UKIP contacted you in last 4 weeks
  • UKIP emotions: Afraid
  • UKIP emotions: Angry
  • UKIP emotions: Hopeful
  • UKIP emotions: None of these
  • UKIP emotions: Proud
  • UKIP united or divided
  • UKIP: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Vote intention in referendum on EU membership
  • Wales Q only: Approve: Welsh government
  • Wales Q only: Welsh identity scale
  • Weight variable for the GB sample as a whole (Everyone who took wave 2)
  • Welsh Constituency Vote 2016
  • Welsh Regional Vote 2016
  • What about the local elections on the same day? Did you manage to vote in your l
  • What is the highest educational or work-related qualification you have?
  • What is your current marital or relationship status?
  • When someone is feeling 'down' I can usually understand how they feel
  • Which daily newspaper do you read most often?
  • Which of the following best describes your sexuality?
  • Which of these applies to your home?
  • Which party are you a member of?
  • Which party did you vote for in the local elections?
  • Which party were you most recently a member of?
  • Would economy be doing better/worse under Labour
  • Would NHS 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
  • You/partner in debt, excluding mortgage/student loan
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