YouGov Poll: Public backs Court’s decision in Cliff Richard Case, 86% favour investigation anonymity

24 07 2018

A YouGov opinion poll conducted on 19 and 20 July 2018 has shown overwhelming public support for pre-charge anonymity of suspects.  The results are startling: 86% of respondents support the anonymity of suspects under inviestgation and 83% support the anonymity of those arrested. Read the rest of this entry »

YouGov Poll: Public supports section 40 and the independent audit of press regulators

16 01 2017

The month long press campaign against section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 has failed to make any impact on public opinion with nearly half the public thinking that section 40 is a good idea, with only one in ten against. Read the rest of this entry »

News: Opinion Poll, 63% think newspapers should face statutory regulation

11 10 2013

opinion_pollIn an Opinion Poll carried out by ComRes for ITN News [pdf], 63% of respondents agreed that “The newspaper industry does not seem to have learned the lessons from the hacking scandal and should face statutory regulation“.  Only 16% of respondents disagreed.  The poll was carried out on 4 to 6 October 2013.  it was reported by ITN but not by in any newspaper. Read the rest of this entry »