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Wave 22 of the 2014-2023 British Election Study Internet Panel

  • November 2021 - December 2021
  • N = 28,113
  • Mode: Online survey

Fieldhouse, E., J. Green, G. Evans, J. Mellon & C. Prosser, J. Bailey (2021) British Election Study Internet Panel Waves 1-23. DOI: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-8810-1
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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
  • Age
  • Age completed formal education
  • Age group
  • Are you a parent or guardian?
  • 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
  • Brexit Party: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • British identity scale
  • Competence: Johnson
  • Competence: Starmer
  • Conservatives look after black/asian
  • Conservatives look after middle class
  • Conservatives look after people in London
  • Conservatives look after people in your local area
  • Conservatives look after people who didn't go to university or college
  • Conservatives look after people who went to university or college
  • Conservatives look after retired people
  • Conservatives look after unemployed
  • Conservatives look after White British people
  • Conservatives look after working class
  • Conservatives look after young people
  • Conservatives united or divided
  • Conservatives: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Country
  • Country of Birth
  • Did you work on your own or did you have employees?
  • Did your parent have employees?
  • Did your parent supervise the work of any other people?
  • 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?
  • Economy doing better or worse
  • Education level
  • Education level (with add. info)
  • Effects of remaining EU: general economic situation in the UK
  • Effects of remaining EU: my personal economic situation
  • English identity scale
  • 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): Brexit Party
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Green: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Gross household income
  • Gross personal income
  • Has someone you personally know died as a result of coronavirus?
  • Have you received any coronavirus vaccine?
  • Have you worked in a paid job in the past?
  • Hesitant to take vaccine: I am against vaccines in general
  • Hesitant to take vaccine: I do not think it is safe
  • Hesitant to take vaccine: I do not think it will work
  • Hesitant to take vaccine: I don't think I need it
  • Hesitant to take vaccine: None of these
  • Hesitant to take vaccine: Official advice it may not be safe for me
  • Hesitant to take vaccine: Other
  • How badly were you affected by coronavirus?
  • How many employees did your parent have?
  • How many of the people in your household are under 18?
  • How many people worked for your parent's employer?
  • How well do you think that the job you chose in the previous question describes
  • How well has the Scot Govt handled lockdown
  • How well has the Scot Govt handled testing
  • How well has the Scot Govt handled the provision of PPE for health workers
  • How well has the Scot Govt handled tracing contacts of positive tests
  • How well has the Scot Govt handled vaccine rollout
  • How well has the UK Govt handled testing
  • How well has the UK Govt handled the coronavirus outbreak?
  • How well has the UK Govt handled the lockdown?
  • How well has the UK Govt handled the provision of PPE for health workers
  • How well has the UK Govt handled tracing contacts of positive tests
  • How well has the UK Govt handled vaccine rollout
  • How well has the Welsh Govt handled lockdown
  • How well has the Welsh Govt handled testing
  • How well has the Welsh Govt handled the provision of PPE for health workers
  • How well has the Welsh Govt handled tracing contacts of positive tests
  • How well has the Welsh Govt handled vaccine rollout
  • How well would a Labour Govt have handled the coronavirus outbreak?
  • I am interested in what other people think about this party.
  • I have a lot in common with other supporters of this party.
  • If there were another referendum on EU membership, how do you think you would v
  • Immigration bad or good for economy
  • In last two weeks, not able to buy: Essential food items that you need on a reg
  • In last two weeks, not able to buy: Everything I need has been available
  • In last two weeks, not able to buy: Fuel
  • In last two weeks, not able to buy: Medicine
  • In last two weeks, not able to buy: Other
  • In last two weeks, not able to buy: Other food items
  • Integrity: Johnson
  • Integrity: Starmer
  • Interview Start Time
  • Is your name on the electoral register?
  • Job chose in previous Q describes what you do?
  • Knows Dominic Raab's job
  • Knows Keir Starmer's job
  • Knows Lindsay Hoyle's job
  • Knows Priti Patel's job
  • Knows Rishi Sunak's job
  • Labour look after black/asian
  • Labour look after middle class
  • Labour look after people in London
  • Labour look after people in your local area
  • Labour look after people who didn't go to university or college
  • Labour look after people who went to university or college
  • Labour look after retired people
  • Labour look after unemployed
  • Labour look after White British people
  • Labour look after working class
  • Labour look after young people
  • 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: Brexit Party
  • 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
  • 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
  • Like/dislike Brexit Party
  • Like/dislike Ed Davey
  • Like/dislike Keir Starmer
  • Like/dislike: Adam Price
  • Like/dislike: Adrian Ramsay
  • Like/dislike: Boris Johnson
  • Like/dislike: Carla Denyer
  • Like/dislike: Conservatives
  • Like/dislike: Green Party
  • Like/dislike: Labour
  • Like/dislike: Liberal Democrats
  • Like/dislike: Plaid Cymru
  • Like/dislike: Richard Tice
  • Like/dislike: Scottish National Party
  • Like/dislike: Sturgeon
  • Likelihood to vote in general election
  • MII (manually-coded/collapsed)
  • MII manual coding
  • NHS doing better or worse
  • None of these
  • NS-SEC social class analytic categories
  • Number of people in household
  • Parent's education level
  • Parent's highest level of education
  • Parent's ns-sec analytic categories
  • Parent's ns-sec sub-categories
  • 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: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Probability of voting for Brexit Party
  • 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
  • Rate China's response to coronavirus outbreak?
  • Rate Germany's response to coronavirus outbreak?
  • Rate Italy's response to coronavirus outbreak?
  • Rate South Korea's response to coronavirus outbreak?
  • Rate Sweden's response to coronavirus outbreak?
  • Rate UK's response to coronavirus outbreak?
  • Rate USA's response to coronavirus outbreak?
  • Redistribution scale: Brexit Party
  • Redistribution scale: Conservatives
  • Redistribution scale: Greens
  • Redistribution scale: Labour
  • Redistribution scale: Liberal Democrats
  • Redistribution scale: Plaid Cymru
  • Redistribution scale: Self
  • Redistribution scale: SNP
  • Reduce coronavirus infections/save economy scale: Brexit Party
  • Reduce coronavirus infections/save economy scale: Conservatives
  • Reduce coronavirus infections/save economy scale: Greens
  • Reduce coronavirus infections/save economy scale: Labour
  • Reduce coronavirus infections/save economy scale: Liberal Democrats
  • Reduce coronavirus infections/save economy scale: Plaid Cymru
  • Reduce coronavirus infections/save economy scale: Self
  • Reduce coronavirus infections/save economy scale: SNP
  • Region
  • Respondent belonging to any religion?
  • Respondent has leave to enter or remain in the UK
  • Respondent is a citizen of Malta or Cyprus
  • Respondent is an Irish citizen
  • Respondent's self-selected ethnicity
  • Respondent's work status
  • Schools should teach children to obey authority
  • Scotland Q only: Independence referendum vote intention
  • Scotland Q only: Scottish identity scale
  • 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
  • SNP united or divided
  • SNP: Allow more or fewer immigrants
  • Social Grade
  • Strength of party identification
  • Subjective social class
  • Subjective social class (squeeze)
  • Suspect anyone else you are close to has had coronavirus?
  • Suspect close family members have had coronavirus?
  • Suspect you have had coronavirus?
  • Tax-spend tradeoff: Self
  • The coronavirus crisis getting better or worse
  • There will be times when you don't have enough money to cover your day to day li
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: Ask people to download track/trace app
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: Ban non-essential international travel
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: Close schools
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: Encourage people to work from home
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: Fine rulebreakers
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: Imprison rulebreakers
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: None of these (2)
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: None of these (3)
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: Require children to wear masks in schools
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: Require mask wearing in public
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: Require NHS staff to get vaccinated
  • To tackle coronavirus Britain should: Require proof of vaccination
  • Type of Organisation Current/Most Recent Job?
  • Wales Q only: Independence referendum vote intention
  • Wales Q only: Welsh identity scale
  • Was your parent an employee or self-employed?
  • 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?
  • What kind of organisation do you work for?
  • What type of organisation did your parent work in?
  • When I meet someone who supports this party, I feel connected with this person.
  • When I speak about this party, I usually say "we" instead of "they".
  • When people criticize this party, it feels like a personal insult.
  • When people praise this party, it makes me feel good.
  • Which daily newspaper do you read most often?
  • Which forms of photo ID do you hold: firearms licence
  • Which forms of photo ID do you hold: military identification card
  • Which forms of photo ID do you hold: none of these
  • Which forms of photo ID do you hold: photographic drivers licence
  • Which forms of photo ID do you hold: police identification card
  • Which forms of photo ID do you hold: Proof of Age Standards scheme (PASS) card
  • Which forms of photo ID do you hold: travel card
  • Which forms of photo ID do you hold: UK passport
  • Which of the following best describes your sexuality?
  • Working status
  • 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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