Headline results from the October 2010 survey:
- Most people are concerned about the level of immigration to the UK over the short and long term from within and outside the EU.
- Most people feel that immigration has impacted negatively on both UK economy and society, although see positive impacts on arts and culture and food.
- There is overwhelming agreement of the need to overhaul the system of immigration control in the UK.
- Respondents hold somewhat conflicted views on immigration: whilst there is some recognition of the possible value of immigration to future prosperity, but many think that restricting immigration will not hurt business. Similarly, there is concern that immigration is undermining the fabric of UK society, but many like the fact that the UK is multicultural.
- There is great concern about the floods in Pakistan and its impact on the poorest and 43 percent of respondents had made a donation.
- The responsibility for dealing with the floods was considered to lie with the government of Pakistan, although it was recognised that it would be unlikely to cope with the disaster alone.
- The most important determinant of of aid spending was the promotion of human rights in developing countries.
For an extended overview of the results as a PDF file click here.