British public approval of UK air strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, by politics

This statistic shows British public opinion by politicsl stance on September 24 to 25, 2014, on whether the RAF should join the US-led air strike operations against Islamic State/ISIS in Iraq or Syria, both or neither. Among those who affiliate themselves with the more right wing parties, the majority were in favor of air strikes in both countries, while fewer Labor and Liberal Democrat supporters approved of the notion.

ISIS/Islamic State is active in both Syria and Iraq. Do you think the RAF should take part in air strikes against ISIS/Islamic State forces in...?

Affiliated political partyBoth Iraq and SyriaIraq onlySyria onlyNeitherNot sure
Lib Dem46%8%3%21%21%
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Release date

September 2014


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

September 24 to 25, 2014

Number of respondents

1,972 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Type of survey not specified.
Percentage points exceeding 100 percent are probably due to rounding.

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